Southern Cone Common Market (Mercosur) or Southern Common Market

What is Southern Cone Common Market (Mercosur) or Southern Common Market?

Southern Cone Common Market (Mercosur) or Southern Common Market meaning

note – also known as Mercado Comun del Cono Sur (Mercosur)

 

established – 26 March 1991

 

aim – to increase regional economic cooperation

 

members – (6) Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay (suspended), Uruguay, Venezuela

 

associate members – (6) Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Surinam

 

 

reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html