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# mercosur - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Brazil rejects concerns that EU-Mercosur trade deal could increase Amazon deforestation

Brazil argued that a French report raising these concerns “showed the true protectionist interests of those who commissioned it”.

# mercosur - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Tens of thousands of fires are burning in the Amazon - here's what you need to know

There is huge concern about the local, national and international impact of the fires.

# mercosur - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Dáil rejects EU-Mercosur trade deal in symbolic vote

Fianna Fáil voted against the Mercosur deal.

Ireland's beef with Mercosur - how the deal is adding to the struggles of the Irish farmer

Beef farmers are worried that they could be a pawn in a bigger trade game.

# mercosur - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Phil Hogan nominated for a second term as Ireland's European Commissioner

There had been speculation that Hogan would lose the Taoiseach’s support after the fallout from the Mercosur trade deal.

# mercosur - Monday 1 July, 2019

Why a new trade deal between EU and South American countries has gone down badly in Ireland

The so-called Mercosur deal has been met with celebrations and opposition on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.

# mercosur - Sunday 30 June, 2019

# mercosur - Friday 28 June, 2019

'A bad deal for Irish farmers': EU signs massive trade agreement with South American countries

The EU and the South American trade bloc Mercosur today sealed a hugely significant trade deal.