Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The five countries make up BRICS – a partnership focused on economic development and growth.
Leaders from all five nations and other observer states met in Johannesburg this week.
CGTN’s Sumitra Nydoo reports.
Our panel discusses the highlights of the BRICS Summit.
- Qinduo Xu is a senior researcher with the Pangoal Institution.
- Emira Woods is a member of the International Working Group for Africans Rising.
- Ravi Ramamurti is director of the center for emerging markets at Northeastern University.
- Paulo Sotero is director of the Brazil Institute at the Wilson Center.
"Constant flare-ups of geopolitical conflicts and the escalation of protectionism & unilateralism are directly affecting the external development environment of emerging markets & developing countries," Xi Jinping said at #BRICS Summit. Full text here: https://t.co/PiusQufjQr
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Live: We must work together at UN, G20 and WTO to safeguard the rules-based multilateral trading regime, promote trade and investment liberalization and facilitation, and reject protectionism outright: Chinese President Xi Jinping at the 10th BRICS Summit #Xiplomacy pic.twitter.com/tYwe300gy6
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