Search: BRICS,Brazil (15 materials)


R6 — the Case for a New Global Currency Basket

... the mirror are closer than they appear.” In other words, China may also be a subject to sanctions at one point partially or fully. Tristan Kenderdine: US–Iran Conflict Would Strengthen China’s Position in the Middle East China, Russia, India, Brazil, and South Africa are the founding members of the New Development Bank . NDB’s 2017–2021 general strategy clearly highlights the bank’s commitment and intention to be new in three areas: 1) new relationships; 2) new projects and instruments; ...


BRICS FM Meeting in Brazil: Priorities Reloaded

... tracks in developing ties with BRICS partners – according to the Chinese media, the State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will be visiting at the invitation of Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo, will attend the Formal Meeting of the BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs in Brazil and pay an official visit to the country from July 24 to 26. China will likely seek headway in talks with BRICS counterparts on economic issues pertaining to investment and trade – while major progress is unlikely in the short-term China will ...


Three Horizons of Brazil–Russia Relations

... Bolsonaro and his party (the Social Liberal Party). If top level contacts do make it possible to overcome ideological fears and improve mutual understanding, Araújo is likely to pay much attention to an alliance with Russia, including possibly in the BRICS format. Brazilian diplomacy may need Russia as a counterbalance to China’s influence in the bloc. For Brazil’s right-wing politicians, China remains a source of a far greater number of phobias than Moscow. Despite opening its economy in recent decades, formally,...


Can Trump Playbook Help Bolsonaro Make Brazil Great?

... waffled about when that tranche will be payed, the implication being that the issue would be dumped onto the financial portfolio of the next president, who takes office in January 2019. It also raises the thorny question of just how "committed" Brazil is to the BRICS.The impending financial walkback on Brazil contributing to BRICS bank was probably known to Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev at the time he visited Brazil last December.Russia, which once held upwards of $100 billion in US Treasury ...


BRICS Summit: A Blessing in Disguise

... World Health Organization’s Global Ministerial Conference on Ending Tuberculosis held in Moscow, the World Water Forum in Brazil, the Vaccine Research and Development Center and matters related to outer space – that is, everything that was not listed ... ... give to this aspect of cooperation? Or is it another example of the somewhat loose organization of this year’s summit? Still, BRICS attracted far greater positive attention than its rivals. This much was evident from the level of guests in attendance. ...


Space Platform for BRICS Cooperation

... to check whether the BRICS member-states have a firm ground regarding the level of space exploration or not, whether they have sufficient space assets to jointly stand for a multipolar world or lack them. Description of national space programs of the BRICS countries given below is to enhance better understanding. The Brazilian Space Agency has been working on the development of a VLS or expendable satellite launch vehicle since the 1984. There have been three launch attempts between 1997 to 2003, all resulting in failure with the last (VLS-1 V03) taking the lives ...


BRICS: Will the Future be Brighter?

... sector-specific areas of cooperation. It should be recognized that, given the economic situation — like the slowdown in economic growth in many BRICS countries and even its downturns, as well as political factors such as deteriorating situation in Brazil and South Africa, the growing tension between Russia and the leading Western countries, BRICS is being seriously challenged. Primarily, BRICS carries political content in order to enhance the role of the five countries in global governance and to be not only rule-takers, but also rule-makers in global governance. Firstly, the formation of ...


Where Is BRICS Headed? On the Results of the Goa Summit

... including civil society consults initiated by Russia, preceded the summit and they will also follow it; all in all, they will be held in over 30 areas . Particular mention should be made of the BRICS Think Tank Council (BTTC) which brings together BRICS strategic centers in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Expert recommendations drafted at the scheduled meeting of the Goa BRICS Academic Forum in September were brought to the attention of the heads of state. What changes did take place in a little over a year ...


BRICS New Development Bank: From Private to Public

... programmes on a bilateral basis, a number of incentives encouraged them to set up the bank — firstly, the need to share risks, and secondly, the need to increase the legitimacy of their south—south cooperation [1] . The Combined Potential of the BRICS Countries The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) provides support for Latin American and Caribbean countries; the development banks of China and India mainly work with their close neighbours in Asia; the Russian Federation concentrates its efforts on the CIS countries; ...


Africa – BRICS common ground

... West Africa will benefit. While the BRICS countries continue to act as competitors, they are striving towards cooperation. At the 2013 Summit in Durban, the BRICS countries set a new model for financing infrastructure. The 2014 meeting in Fortaleza, Brazil resulted in the creation of the BRICS New Development Bank. And the 2015 Summit in Ufa, Russia is expected to produce the Strategic Economic Cooperation initiative. All this is designed to coordinate the efforts of the BRICS countries, including efforts in Africa. China as the Main ...


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