Agribusiness may be compromised with threat from European countries

At interview with G1, Carlos Frederico Coelho, International Relations professor of IRI/PUC-Rio and foreign trade expert, talked about the current situation of Brazilian agribusiness exportations concerning the European market, given the latest threats that countries like Finland and France have been offering to Brazil concerning the Amazon rainforest fires. After China, the European Union is the second-largest buyer of Brazilian agribusiness, corresponding to 9.9 billion reais in July. For Coelho, France presents itself as the most resistant country, especially regarding the recent agreement between EU and Mercosur. In this context, the Amazon rainforest fires could end up further compromising the terms of the agreement between the two blocs.

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