TITLE

Venezuela industry to benefit from bloc

AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, Simon
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;7/24/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 29, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that Venezuela's entry into the Mercosur trading bloc will benefit its chemicals industry. In July 2006, the presidents of the Mercosur countries--Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay--met Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez to confirm Venezuela's entry through the signing of an inclusion protocol. Zero-import tariffs will be phased in once agreements to include Venezuela in Mercosur have been concluded, according to Renato Endres of the Brazilian chemicals association Abiquim.
ACCESSION #
21855425

 

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