The accords have given the Trump administration a series of quick victories and quick gains for American farmers, farmers, lobstermen and other areas that Mr. Trump has tried to support. But they have also drawn criticism from the industry for the omission of many sectors of the economy, especially in those where trade negotiations are the most difficult. Business leaders called on the government to continue negotiations on broader trade agreements. The government has not yet released details of the agreement with Brazil, but it appears even smaller than the agreements signed with China and Japan. It focuses on facilitating trade or harmonizing the methods used by the two governments to process goods crossing their borders, with the aim of facilitating trade between countries for businesses. It will also reduce regulatory barriers and strengthen rules to root out corruption. WASHINGTON – The United States and Brazil have agreed on a limited trade agreement that will facilitate trade between countries, strengthen regulatory practices and fight corruption, as officials from both countries announced Monday. Unlike a free trade agreement (FTA), there is no need for congressional approval, which can be a long-term process that provides no certainty about its approval. By describing the agreement as a contract between the parties, the government avoids congressional participation. The Good Regulatory Practices Annex, which is only the second such U.S. trade agreement after the USMCA, will provide greater transparency on Brazilian regulatory procedures, including: following the meeting of the two heads of state and government in Mar-a-Lago in March, the U.S. Trade Representative`s office and Brazilian officials announced an acceleration of trade dialogue within the U.S.

framework. Economic and Trade Relations Commission (ATEC) and our intention to negotiate an agreement on trade and transparency rules in 2020, including trade facilitation and good regulatory practices. The new pact aims to remove trade barriers, strengthen regulation and fight corruption. The new protocol also creates the necessary conditions for future discussions on deepening and extending work within the framework of ATEC.