South America will have a free trade zone in 2018

Pacific Alliance countries to meet Mercosur in December: Marcos Galvão Heads of State of Mercosur and Pacific Alliance countries will meet on December 21 at the Mercosur Summit to further discuss integration, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil, Marcos Galvão, said today during a presentation at the Wilson Center, in Washington D.C.   Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Luis Videgaray, formally received the invitation for President Peña Nieto last Friday, and Galvão himself made the invitations to the governments of Colombia, Chile and Peru, he said. Working closer with the Pacific Alliance – Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile – has climbed in the agenda of Itamaraty, and sources familiar with the situation told Latin Trade that substantive agreements […]