BRICS S&T News

Xinhua, 17 June 2019
s South Africa commemorated Youth Day on Sunday, youngsters here expressed their will to help promote cooperation within the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) in many areas and consolidate multilateral relations. Read more...
The Diplomat, 24 May 2019
4 out of 5 BRICS countries participated in The Eurasia Society sponsored, “Doing Business with the BRICS” Conference in Washington, D.C. on May 15 at Africa House, the African Union’s Representational Mission to the United States. Read more...
Livemint, 1 April 2019
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has promised a 69 billion rand ($4.86 billion) bailout for Eskom over the next three years and says the company will be split into three to make it more efficient, through the BRICS development bank Read more...
TASS Russia, 1 April 2019
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and Foreign Secretary of India Vijay Gokhale discussed cooperation at the BRICS venue and the problems of arms control, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Read more...
Bloomberg, 20 March 2019
The Bank plans to lend as much as $780 million to Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. for infrastructure projects this year as the ailing South African power utility battles to keep power supply steady. Read more...
Russian Times, 7 March 2019
The BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) will issue bonds in South Africa and commercial paper in US dollars in the first half of this year, according to the bank’s president, K.V. Kamath. Read more...
Valdai Club, 5 March 2019
The BRICS countries are creating a single payment system, BRICS Pay, as part of the drive to establish a common system for retail payments and transactions between the member countries. In the future, these countries plan to introduce a special cloud... Read more...
Daily Maverick, 27 February 2019
While the controversial $76-billion nuclear energy deal between South Africa and Russia is off the cards, the country — and by extension, the remaining BRICS nations — is still on Russia’s horizon when it comes to energy partnerships. Read more...
The Economic Times, 6 February 2019
In 2019, Brazil takes the rotating presidency of the Brics group, the club created in 2006 that also includes Russia, India, China and South Africa. the Brics have become nearly invisible in priority list of the government of president Jair Bolsonaro. Read more...
The Asian Age, 18 January 2019
The rise of populist, right-wing leaders across the world, raises questions about the groupings that India has assiduously helped to build in the past decade. Brics is one such grouping of five major emerging powers. What does its future hold... Read more...
Financial Express, 1 January 2019
There have been concerns related to BRICS as well as MERCOSUR, since the time President Jair Bolsonaro was elected as the new President of Brazil. Here is what he says Read more...
Global Times, 1 December 2018
Informal BRICS Leaders' Meeting on the margins of the G20 Summit Buenos Aires, Argentina Read more...
CGTN, 30 November 2018
Xi emphasized, the multilateral trade system is under attack and the common interests of the international community have been damaged. Read more...
AllAfrica, 21 November 2018
one-day 15th ITEC meeting is from a bilateral agreement that was signed in 1999 and revived in 2002 with the objective of broadening and deepening relations between the two countries, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) Read more...
Business Live, 25 October 2018
“We are putting $4bn into the Brics bank, but what are we getting it for it? Everyone is taking loans, but our take-up leaves a lot to be desired,” he said. Read more...
The New Indian Express, 24 October 2018
The Memorandum will enable establishment and promotion of closer and long-term, cooperation between the BRICS countries in the field of environment protection and management of natural resources. Read more...
Bloomberg Quint, 22 October 2018
the profitability of Indian banks is “distinctively weak” compared with those in the association of five major emerging national economies. The rating agency, however, said that the profitability will improve from next fiscal as asset quality stabilises. Read more...
University World News, Africa edition, 19 October 2018
The recent announcement that technical and vocational education and training would get a ZAR2.5 billion (US$176 million) boost to equip them with fourth industrial revolution (4IR) skills. Read more...
Independent Online, 3 October 2018
The BRICS Business Council’s South African chapter has launched the inaugural BRICS 2018 Future Skills Challenge and Expo. The expo drew entrepreneurs and innovators from the BRICS countries to discuss the 4 industrial revolution. Read more...
The Economist, 27 September 2018
The New Development Bank (NDB), which is based in Shanghai, was founded just over three years ago. It has received far less attention than another multilateral lender launched a short time later, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Beijing. Read more...

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