BRICS strike note of concern at summit
The one-day BRICS summit in New Delhi took place on March 29 with a joint declaration expressing concerns on a range of international issues such as IMF reform and the situation in the Middle East and North Africa. The declaration is a move to voice the growing influence of these rising powers, analysts say.
BRICS' report issued at New Delhi Summit
A BRICS' report, focusing on the growth prospects, synergies and complementarities among the five large emerging economies, has been issued on March 29 here as one of the outcomes of the fourth BRICS Summit.
Chinese president leaves Seoul for BRICS summit in New Delhi
Chinese President Hu Jintao left Seoul Wednesday for New Delhi after attending the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit. In New Delhi, Hu will participate in a meeting of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, or BRICS, scheduled for March 28 and 29.
BRICS seek unity, influence at New Delhi summit
The leaders of BRICS countries gather in New Delhi on March 28 for their fourth summit, and they will also hold private talks, with the emerging market bloc struggling to convert its growing economic strength into collective diplomatic clout.
BRICS to Discuss Bigger Role in Economic Revival
BRICS members will discuss how to expand the bloc's role in reviving the global economic growth at the upcoming summit in New Delhi on March 28.
“South-South" bank among the BRICS countries
India's BRICS Bank Proposal to Top Agenda at Delhi Summit
Experts say that India's proposal to set up a bank of the BRICS nations is expected to top the agenda of this year's BRICS summit to be held Thursday in the national capital particularly in the wake of the global financial crisis since 2008.
New BRICS bank crucial to African development: Expert
With the establishment of a development bank to be on the agenda in the Fourth BRICS Summit on March 28 and 29, South African Frontier Advisory (FA) said the creation of the new BRICS bank will be crucial to Africa.
The leaders will also have in-depth discussions on Syria, the Iranian nuclear crisis or Europe's debt problems.
Benefits, not values, define BRICS unity
"The mission of the BRICS is not directly related to values. After all values are not central to today's world." - GT editorial
Backing India's BRICS hopes helps whole group's credibility
"The Indians are proposing a BRICS bank because their country doesn’t have adequate funds for development." - Liu Zongyi
, a research fellow of Center for South Asia Studies at Shanghai Institutes for International Studies.
BRICS can lead whole global South in quest for financial justice
"BRICS should also work for a Development Bank for the entire global South including the least developed countries." - Swaran Singh
, a professor with Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Concrete cooperation seen as key issue for future BRICS development
"Cooperation among BRICS countries, which is still at early stage, should focus more on concrete projects in the future to better facilitate development of this young and energetic mechanism." - Li Zhongmin
, a research fellow specializing in BRICS countries' research from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
Third BRICS Leaders Meeting
April 14, 2011 - Sanya, China
◆BRICS set out global agenda
BRICS nations stated the financial crisis had exposed the inadequacies of the current monetary order, with the dollar as its linchpin.
In a joint communiqué named the Sanya Declaration, they called for the implementation of "a broad-based international reserve currency system providing stability and certainty."
Second BRIC Leaders Meeting
April 15, 2010 - Brasilia, Brazil
Compared with their first summit in Russia last year, leaders of BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China) spoke louder about promoting cooperation within the four countries at their second meeting.
|First BRIC Leaders Meeting
June 16, 2009 - Yekaterinburg, Russia
The BRIC summit has discussed a wide range of issues from the current financial crisis to some long-term issues such as food, energy security and public health.
At the summit, leaders from Brazil, Russia, India and China discussed ways and measures to deal with the financial crisis.