BRICS SUMMIT 2014

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Explainer: What makes the BRICS?

BRICS is the acronym for an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Read more…

BRICS: Gathering of five of world's most powerful economies

BRICS: Gathering of five of world’s most powerful emerging economies

This week, the world’s most powerful emerging economies hold their annual summit in Brazil. The five nations, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, go by the acronym “BRICS.” They include four of world’s top ten economies. The World Bank says China will probably overtake the United States as the world’s number one economy before the year is out. Nathan King previews the summit. Read more…

BRICS summit to take place in Fortaleza

Top leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa and some observer countries will soon have their sixth annual summit in Fortaleza, Brazil. CCTV’s  Paulo Cabral reports from Fortaleza. Read more…

What are South Africa’s expectations for the BRICS summit?

South Africa wants to be the base of BRICS Development Bank. Earlier, we spoke to our correspondent Guy Henderson from Johannesburg. He told us more about South Africa’s expectations for the upcoming Summit and the establishment of a BRICS Development Bank. CCTV’s Guy Henderson reports from Johannesburg.
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BRICS countries meet in Fortaleza and Brasilia

Last year, the BRICS nations completed their first cycle of summits. The meetings have now taken place in all five member nations: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. CCTV’s Paulo Cabral reports. Read more…

Five things you need to know about the $100 billion BRICS bank

The emerging economies that call themselves BRICS have created a development bank to challenge the dominance of western lending institutions and the U.S. dollar. They have pledged a $100 billion to accelerate the shift global financial power away from longstanding economic powerhouses such as the U.S. to developing nations like China. Here’s what you need to know: Read more…

BRICS SUMMIT 2014

The 6th BRICS Summit will be held in Brazil’s Fortaleza and Brasília.  At this Summit, the BRICS will emphasize social inclusion and sustainable development. The debate will be informed by the theme “Inclusive growth: sustainable solutions”.

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BRICS: Working to create a new development bank

Creating a new development bank for the BRICS countries is one of the big goals of the five-nation summit underway in Brazil. Read more…

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Changing dynamics of the BRICS as a global force

The decision to establish a BRICS bank is the first time the group has created a concrete institution. Read more…

BRICS leaders welcome new faces

On Wednesday, the BRICS leaders welcomed some new faces to the table. Read more…

BRICS: Exploring future growth areas

Even as the BRICS grab global headlines this week, some economists say their era is drawing to an end. Instead, they argue, the future will be led by economies like Indonesia, the Philippines and Colombia. CCTV’s Michelle Begue, has this story from Bogota. Read more…