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Brazil - Chile
 
  Background and Negotiations
   

Brazil and Chile held the first round for the negotiation of a free trade agreement on June 6-8, 2018 in Brasilia. The new agreement will include topics such as services, electronic commerce, facilitation, labor issues, environmental issues, trade and gender, and SMEs. The second round of negotiations of a free trade agreement to complement Economic Complementation Agreement (ECA) No. 35 was held in Santiago, Chile from August 7 to 10, 2018. The third round of negotiations concluded in Brasilia on September 14, 2018.

On October 22, 2018, Brazil and Chile concluded their free trade negotiations after four rounds. This Free Trade Agreement complements ECA 35 that has been in force since 1996. It includes chapters on: Trade Facilitation, Competition Policy, Temporary Entry of People, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Good Regulatory Practices, Electronic Commerce, Trade in Services, Telecommunications, Trade and Gender, Trade and Environment, Trade and Labor Issues, Economic and Trade Cooperation, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, Technical Barriers to Trade and Regional and Global Value Chains. In addition, the agreement incorporates the Investment and Financial Services Agreement that was signed by both countries in 2016 and the Public Procurement Agreement signed in April 2018. On November 21, 2018, Brazil and Chile signed a new Free Trade Agreement in Santiago, Chile.

On March 10 March, 2020 the Foreign Relations Commission of the Chilean Chamber of Deputies approved the Free Trade Agreement between Chile and Brazil. Chile's Chamber of Deputies approved the agreement on May 6, 2020.

Documents relating to the negotiations
21 November 2018 Santiago, Chile. Brazil and Chile sign new Free Trade Agreement in Spanish PDF Document
  • Text of the agreement in Spanish PDF Document
22 October 2018 Santiago, Chile. Brazil and Chile conclude free trade negotiations in Spanish PDF Document
14 September 2018 Brasilia, Brazil. Third round of trade negotiations in Spanish PDF Document
07-10 August 2018 Santiago, Chile. Second round of trade negotiations in Spanish PDF Document
6-8 June 2018 Brasilia, Brazil. First round of free trade negotiations in Spanish PDF Document
Source: Dirección General de Relaciones Económicas Internacionales, Chile (DIRECON); Subsecretaría de Relaciones Económicas Internacionales, Chile

  Entry into Force
   
Documents relating to Entry into Force
06 May 2020 Santiago, Chile. Chile's Chamber of Deputies approves trade agreement in Spanish PDF Document New!
10 March 2020 Santiago, Chile. Foreign Relations Commission of the Chilean Chamber of Deputies approves the Free Trade Agreement between Chile and Brazil in Spanish PDF Document
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Recent Developments
  06 May 2020. Chile's Chamber of Deputies approves trade agreement New!

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