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Mercosur

The EU has been providing Mercosur with development funding since 1991, mainly to support regional integration.

 

EU Aid programmes

In 2002-06, the European Commission provided funds for:

  • market integration and more trade between member countries (43.75%)
  • building Mercosur institutions (26%)
  • boosting the role of civil society in Mercosur (30.25%)

 

In 2007-13, the EC foresees to provide €50M in funding for:

  • supporting Mercosur institutions (10%)
  • extending the scope of Mercosur and implementing its association agreement with the EU (70%)
  • boosting the role of civil society in Mercosur (20%)

 

For more information, please consult the Regional Strategy Paper pdf - 431 KB [431 KB] Deutsch (de) español (es) français (fr) português (pt) .

Last update: 17/02/2012 | Top