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Source: Republic of Brazil

The Secretary-General for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Otávio Brandelli, and the Parliamentary State Secretary of the Federal Ministry for Economy and Energy of Germany, Thomas Bareiß, co-chaired, on 10/9, by videoconference, the 47th Meeting of the Commission Brazil-Germany Joint Economic Cooperation. The forum, which also has the participation of senior executives from some of the largest Brazilian and German companies, has been meeting annually, without interruption, since 1974.

On the occasion, they reiterated the support of Brazil and Germany for the prompt signing of the MERCOSUR-European Union Association Agreement. In addition to helping to overcome the economic effects of the pandemic, the agreement will be a crucial tool for fostering and expanding competitiveness in both regions, directly contributing to the well-being and prosperity of its populations.

The meeting’s agenda also included other priority issues for the Brazilian Government, such as Brazil’s accession to the OECD, the negotiation of a bilateral agreement to avoid double taxation, investment opportunities in infrastructure, intellectual property, partnership in the energy field and digital dialogue. .

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