Results of PGTF - Project INT/03/K05

INT/03/K05 - Regional technical cooperation programme: support to economic research in Mercosur

Submitter: The Mercosur Economic Research Network (MercoNet)
Subcontractor: same as above
Priority area: Technical cooperation among developing countries
Participating/beneficiary countries: 4 countries (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay)
PGTF input: US$25,000
Other inputs: US$369,000
Date of implementation: 2003-2004
Impact: A two-day regional forum was organized, attended by more than 300 participants (government officials, leading negotiators, scholars, experts, businessmen and civil society representatives). The forum provided a venue for presentation and discussion of results of the latest studies completed during 2001-2003 on regional macroeconomic cooperation and creation of a monetary institute; common trade policies and enhancement of the regional market; competitiveness, foreign investment and productive complementarities. As a result of the forum, proposals and recommendations were prepared and addressed to governments and civil society for furthering the process of regional integration. 

Contact:   Mr. Darío Saráchaga
Coordinador General
Red Mercosur
3º Piso Edificio Mercosur
Luis Piera 1992
Montevideo, Uruguay
Tel: (598 2) 410 14 94
Fax: (598 2) 410 14 93
Email: coordinacion @

Final Report:

    • INT-03-K05-FinalReport.pdf  *  [Language: Spanish; Size: 87KB]

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