The “new” MERCOSUR Protocol on Public Procurement and its role for the EU-MERCOSUR FTA

Abstract:  Public procurement has played a significant role in the internal and external trade relations of MERCOSUR. On the one hand, MERCOSUR has successfully adopted a new instrument, the Protocol on Public Procurement, with the aim of promoting regional integration and market access between its Parties. On the other, it is currently negotiating a free trade… Read more »