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# mercosur

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# mercosur
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”.
# Climate Change
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.
# sinn féin motion
Dáil rejects EU-Mercosur trade deal in symbolic vote
Fianna Fáil voted against the Mercosur deal.
# policy and economy
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
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.
# Explainer
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
'It's a bad deal, there's no point in saying otherwise': Agriculture minister on trade agreement with South American countries
The deal with hit the Irish beef sector.
# mercosur
'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.