The historic trade agreement between Europe and the South American MERCOSUR trade bloc has raised questions about who stands to benefit and who could suffer.
The European Union has slapped countervailing tariffs on imports of subsidized biodiesel from Indonesia. The southeast Asian country has threatened to retaliate but experts say counter tariffs could be self-destructive.
Brazil's economy minister has said the country could leave the trade bloc if Argentina's opposition wins presidential elections later this year. He also questioned how dependent Brazil's economy was on Argentina.
The European Union has signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam. With concerns from some lawmakers about the country's human rights record, the agreement needs approval from the European Parliament.
The newly signed African free trade agreement is hailed as a huge step forward by some, but criticized as a mammoth project with little chance of ever coming true by others.
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