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Brazil: EIB and BRDE Support SMEs Impacted by COVID-19

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Banco Regional de Desenvolvimento do Extremo Sul (BRDE) announced targeted finance for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the States of Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina and Paraná in Brazil, facing the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.

Chile and the Netherlands Sign a Double Taxation Agreement.

The Agreement is the newest addition to Chile’s extensive network of tax agreements in force with 33 countries. Its objective is to promote greater economic cooperation between Chile and the Netherlands by eliminating tax barriers and promoting investment between the two countries through Read more →

Mexico I Contribution of Intellectual Property to the Economy

The EU, IPKey Latin America and the Intellectual Property Office of Mexico recently published an IP Economic Impact Study in Mexico. This study reflects the importance IP-intensive industries have on the Mexican economy, focusing on four different areas: contribution to the GDP, direct and indirect Read more →

EU-Mercosur – Statement on Sustainable Development

On the occasion of the EU27-LAC Informal Ministerial Meeting in Berlin on 14 December, the Executive Vice-President (EVP) of the Commission and Commissioner for Trade, Mr Dombrovskis, the High Representative/Vice President (HRVP) of the Commission, Mr Borrell, and the Ministers of Argentina, Read more →

OECD-IDB Peer Review of Competition Law and Policy: El Salvador

The Peer Review published in November finds that the basic pillars of competition law in El Salvador are in line with good international best practices. The latest reform proposals show the efforts of El Salvador to increase the effectiveness of the competition law. Read more.