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BRICS — How Will the Organisation Get a ‘Second Wind’?

... respects, these considerations have dictated China’s desire to include Argentina and Iran in the union, despite all the well-known problems facing the economies of these countries. The aggravation of contradictions between China and India, and along the China-Brazil line, has also led to a slowdown in active work in the BRICS. The rise of China, securing for it the role of the “main sponsor” of the BRICS (primarily as the main founder of the New Development Bank) presents a kind of challenge for Beijing,...


What Could Take BRICS Forward?

... BRICS is facing a crisis. On the one hand, the crisis has a specific set of causes, which include an economic downturn in three of its countries (Russia, Brazil, South Africa) as well as the worsening contradictions between China and India or between China and Brazil. The accumulated dissatisfaction with the actual results of the grouping’s ten years of operation has also contributed to these trends, since many initiatives remained mere slogans, including the goal to amplify the voice of developing countries ...


R6 — the Case for a New Global Currency Basket

...,000 people or almost half of humanity With some of the potentially fastest growing economies and rich human capital A combined GDP of 17.259 tr with the second largest world economy in the mix Having two permanent seats on the UN Security Council: China and Russia Brazil and India are also part of G4 with Germany and Japan Largest global gas reserves: Russia and Iran to anchor energy security A whole array of latent infrastructure projects/synergies among the six nations The intra-group synergies between these ...


India and Latin America: When a Rising Power and an Emergent Growth Pole Engage

... Indian pharmaceutical industry’s entry into Latin America, which in the main, was the enabling by-product of the Lula led Brazilian government’s tiff with US pharma companies who refused to revise prices for anti-retroviral drugs, or for that matter,... ... from Argentina in 2010-11, bailing the South Atlantic nation out, from the dislocating impact of a cataclysmic shuttering by China of its soy-imports. To the contrary, trade ties should actually acquire the character of a genuine mutually beneficial partnership,...


BRICS FM Meeting in Brazil: Priorities Reloaded

... just in South Africa, but in the broader African region. Accordingly, the South African side is likely to be more focused on expanding the scale and the scope of the NDB projects, something that may well feature prominently on this year’s agenda of Brazil’s presidency. For China the upcoming meeting in Brazil will be an opportunity to employ both the multilateral and the bilateral tracks in developing ties with BRICS partners – according to the Chinese media, the State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will be visiting ...


Three Horizons of Brazil–Russia Relations

... Mourão and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ernesto Araújo. Attempts to side-line the latter and remove him from the decision-making process are already obvious, so much so that the Vice President has met with ambassadors of several countries, including China (whose influence in Brazil was proclaimed to be almost the chief threat to national sovereignty during Bolsonaro’s presidential campaign), without the Minister of Foreign Affairs being present. This is at the very least unusual and goes against established practice. However,...


BRICS Summit: A Blessing in Disguise

... a leader in the process. The paragraph on preventing militarization of outer space did not contain references to the Russia-China initiative. Andrey Kortunov: Why the World is Not Becoming Multipolar The initiatives discussed not only in the Business ... ... 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 ...


Is China still the "big dog" in Brazil and Latin America?

... make a public relations visit to an international business summit in Peru, and to meet outoging president Santos in Colombia, where Washington "consultants" share with Colombian specialists a military-ready base not far from the border with BrazilChina, regardless of its long term goals in Latin America can become more opportunistic in short term now that it is elvident that U.S. Latin policy is yet another dimension of the Trump cult of personality.  UPDATE ENDSThe Chinese "Year of the ...


Space Platform for BRICS Cooperation

... a ground control station in Brasilia (Brazil) while Brazil is currently developing the second launcher family with the help of Russian partners. 2. In 1988 China and Brazil concluded an agreement on cooperation in S&T sphere followed by initiating China Brazil Earth Resources Satellite (CBERS) program — a long-term driver of joint cooperation. Remote sensing satellites are a prerogative of bilateral collaboration. Images generated by CBERS satellites are used in such areas as deforestation control ...


BRICS: Will the Future be Brighter?

... cooperation development within BRICS in such key areas of interaction as policy and security, economy, trade and investment, agriculture, science and innovation, education, health, culture, etc. has passed. The first summit of the heads of state from Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) was held on the initiative of Russia in 2009 in Yekaterinburg. The format was considered successful, and summit meetings became annual. In 2011, the most economically developed state of Africa, South Africa, became an official member of the ...


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