Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online)

The Relationship between Brazil and the European Union: Converging Interests and Divergent Strategies – the Stagnation of the Strategic Partnership
Raquel de Caria Patrício

Abstract
This article intends to show thatif Brazil and the EU have converging interests in the promotion of economic growth, they have different strategies to achieve it. This shows a lack of political will to move forward with the deepening of the Brazil-EU Strategic Partnership as well as with the negotiations between Mercosur and the EU to create a bi-regional free trade area.

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