Regional Competitiveness Policies for Deeper Integration in MERCOSUL

Jan 2005
In this paper, the authors discuss the deepening of MERCOSUL's integration in the context of enhancing regional competitiveness. The paper focuses on regional policies related to the trade flows, creating a united area for investment and common competitiveness policies, and regional cohesion funds for MERCOSUL. The authors argue that the road to a common market appears appears only after abiding by a strong comprehensive strategy and implementation.