Cooperation with Chile
The Commission submitted on 26 November 1990 a proposal for a Council Decision concerning the conclusion of a Framework Agreement for trade and economic cooperation between the EEC and the Republic of Chile (COM(90) 560). The agreement covers, inter alia, scientific and technological cooperation in fields such as biotechnology, new materials, microelectronics, data processing, telecommunications, agriculture, agro-industry, marine science, and environmental protection. Within this context measures shall be undertaken to facilitate the mobility of scientists between the Community and Chile and to promote joint research projects aimed at solving problems of concern to both sides. The text of the agreement is attached to the proposal.