Brazil’s currency exchange rates and lower taxes have triggered a very successful luxury market. “Americas Now” Anchor Elaine Reyes went window shopping on some chic streets to check out Brazil’s luxury lifestyle.
The leaders of the world’s major emerging economies wrapped up a two-day summit in Brazil Thursday. The culmination was the signing of a lengthy declaration focused on the importance of mechanisms to allow the nations of the world to better work together.
BRICS brings together the leaders of the world’s major emerging economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and host South Africa. This year’s summit will focus on development across Africa. CGTN’s Wu Guoxiu filed this report.
Chinese President Xi Jinping called on the world to reject protectionism in a keynote speech at this year’s BRICS Business Forum in Xiamen. More than 1,200 business representatives from 25 countries joined the conference.
As delegations for the BRICS Summit arrive in Xiamen, they will need some help navigating the city. The volunteers for the Summit have them well covered. They are ready to help dignitaries, journalists and other visitors.
In the run up to the summit, Foreign Minister Wang Yi has briefed the media on the achievements made by BRICS countries over the past few years. In particular, Yi noted that the voice of the bloc is becoming louder than ever.
A border stand-off between China and India has now entered its second month. Both sides have vowed to resolve the conflict diplomatically. But some are saying this war of words could escalate into a battle on the border.
Day one of the G20 Summit has wrapped in Germany, but there’s no consensus on climate change, or trade—issues that weren’t problems in the past. The difference this year is the presence of U.S. President Donald Trump.
Russia considers Brazil one of its most-important trading partners. So far this year, trade between the two countries has grown by 30 percent. The two sides are looking forward to seeing this trend continue.
Following is the full text of the keynote speech given by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation: Work Together to Build the Silk Road Economic Belt and The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road Speech […]
This week’s Game Changer segment on “Americas Now” profiles a young woman with a genetic disorder who became a self-taught fashion designer. She creates clothes for kids with Down syndrome whose bodies don’t fit into traditional sizes.
Syria’s traditional industry center Alleramoon Industrial Zone been destroyed during rebel army’s occupation, factory owners there are waiting for reconstruction but no one know when will the fund and peace come.
The fashion of hand-embroidered special-occasion dresses, like traditional Chinese gowns like Qipao and Guapao, is having a sort of revival in the China market, thanks to firms such as Tengxun Bridal and, in a sense, the Chinese first lady.
On any one day last week, you probably heard the term ‘circuit breaker’ more times than you would’ve had you been confined in a hardware store for a decade. Stock market circuit breakers – like the electrical ones that protect your home – are supposed to […]
2015 has been a busy year for Chinese President Xi Jinping. Handshakes sealed multi-billion dollar deals, but what are the highlights that reflect a change in China’s foreign policy? And what are the reasons behind the shift?
China’s ongoing efforts in reducing poverty and developing poor rural areas are reportedly working. “By the end of 2013, China managed to cut the poverty population by 16.5 million and the figure for 2014 is 12.32 million,”a Chinese official cited figures at a press conference in […]
When the acronym BRIC was coined in 2001, Brazil, Russia, India and China were just entering periods of significant growth and prosperity. When South Africa joined in 2010 to form the group BRICS, the world economy was in crisis, but these emerging markets were still […]
A new bank that will focus on developing countries is open in China’s economic hub, Shanghai. The New Development Bank or NDB is backed by the BRICS group of emerging economic powers – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. The bloc pledges to facilitate […]
This week, twin historic meetings in Ufa, Russia. The BRICS and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summits are being held. BRICS leaders established a new Development Bank and the SCO, which has never accepted a new member since it began, is looking at adding two countries […]
China’s President Xi Jinping is in the Russian city of Ufa. That’s where BRICS countries and members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization are holding a number of meetings. It’s also where the BRICS New Development Bank is being launched. The bank is being hailed as a major breakthrough […]
Russian President Vladimir Putin is greeting world leaders who have flown to central Russia for a BRICS summit of emerging economies which begins on Thursday. In need of foreign investment to help its worsening economy, Putin met with China’s President Xi Jinping and spoke about […]
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