The President of the Republic, Michel Temer, will make an official visit to Argentina on October 3, when he will have a work meeting with the President of the Argentine Republic, Mauricio Macri.
The two Presidents will discuss important issues of the bilateral agenda, with highlighting to initiatives aimed at security and at the development of the border region.
The Presidents will also review themes of the regional and multilateral agendas, particularly the commercial and economic strengthening of Mercosur and the external negotiations of the bloc.
Argentina is one of Brazil's main political and trade partners. The visit takes place within the celebrations of the 30 years of the Act for Brazilian-Argentine Integration, signed on July 29, 1986, and the Argentina-Brazil Friendship Agreement, signed on December 10, 1986, which contributed to the construction of the strategic alliance between Brazil and Argentina.
Brazil is the main destination of Argentine exports, and the main supplier to the neighboring country. In 2015, bilateral trade totaled more than USD $23 billion. In the first eight months of 2016, bilateral trade totaled more than USD $14 billion. Argentina is Brazil's third largest trading partner.