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Africa – BRICS common ground

... they are more willing to hire local staff. The presence of large and deeply rooted Indian diaspora in Africa makes it easier for Indian companies and enterprises to find local partners. Aleksei Vasilyev, Evgeny Korendyasov: Russian-African relations in ten years: a new start Brazil cannot compete with China in terms of finance and investment, but its “fortes” are technical assistance, new technologies and agriculture. Since 2012, the country has conducted a national programme for the development of farming enterprises ...


BRICS and food security

... the group a key player in the global food security regime. But they did. Now the world is waiting. From a moral and business ethics perspective the effort makes sense and can add value to the BRICS brand. But success depends on China, India and Brazil, who are impacted by drought and infrastructure problems that step on their economic performance. And Russia is dealing with a sanctions regime that includes food, orchestrated by Washington and its European allies. BRICS food security. A slow rollout? It's one thing to move cautiously to manage risks. It's something else to move slowly ...


Brazilian League for a Bear and a Panda

... USD 3.6-billion contract . All major Brazilian deals bypassed Russia and China. However, cooperation with BRICS countries has been also advancing, although in the absence of breakthroughs of the magnitude of the contracts with the EU. In Russia, Brazilian specialists were taken to the firing range and shown training launches of the Pantsyr-S1 with the target kill Between 2008 and 2013, Brazil bought Russian weapons worth USD 306 million, most of which fell under the contracts for 12 Mi-35 helicopters ...


Iron ore and steel. Strategic, volatile and primed for conflict

... BRICS are destined to remain a micro, rather than a macro alliance. Looking at the statistics below, the BRICS appear to dominate the world's basic iron ore and basic steel producers. Top 10 Iron Ore Producing Nations 1 China 2 Australia 3 Brazil 4 India 5 Russia 6 Ukraine 7 South Africa 8 USA 9 Kazakhstan 10 Iran Top Steel Producers 2013 in millions of crude tons Arcelor Mittal Luxembourg 96 million tons Nippon Steel-Sumitomo Japan 50.1 Hebei Group China 45.8 Bao Steel Group China 43.9 Wuhan Steel Group ...


France pivots to Brazil after Paris-Moscow deals

... grounds because it will open their markets to more competition from South American agricultural exports and cause high wage jobs to move out of the EC, particularly in services and manufactured items like automobile components to South America. Bi-Lateral Brazil-Russia Trade Faces Economic Challenges Some international analysts have projected that trade between Russia and Brazil has the opportunity to double over the next few years. But Brazil’s growth has slowed due in part to creeping inflation, and structural ...


BRICS: A New Actor in Global Security

... world according to legitimate aspirations of their peoples” and “…share the principle that the use of force should be avoided”. During the March 17, 2011 vote on Resolution 1973, which opened the way for NATO to bomb Libya, Brazil, India, Russia and China abstained, while South Africa supported it. The three initial summits centered on coordinating economic policies, whereas the fourth meeting, on March 28-29, 2012 in Delhi, was devoted to the theme "BRICS Partnership for Global ...


BRICS… More Hungry For Power Than Food?

In a conference call that I attended Friday discussing second quarter performance Brazil’s finance minister Guido Mantega noted that agricultural production increased 3.9% . That’s good for Russia and the rest of the BRICS because Brazil’s food exports help feed them. Among the alliance Brazil is the only nation that can feed itself. Russia, China, India and South Africa have food trade deficits. Among non-BRICS, Japan remains dependent as the world’s largest food ...


Above The Fray… Brasilia and Washington Seek Broader Cooperation

... event in Brasilia but was ignored or downplayed by the most of the news cycle coverage. It’s time for global media, NGOs and foundations who fund those who engage in sponsored conversational media coverage to get a positive vision on where the Brazil-United States relationship will be a generation from now. Since Russia will be part of the mix, it would help Kremlin and academic Latin Americanists to develop that mindset too.


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