BRICS 2017

2017-08-24 18:08 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - to play a more active part in global governance on Monday at the ninth BRICS summit in Xiamen, a coastal city in southeast China's Fujian Province.

2017-09-04 11:25 GMT+8

BRICS leaders strongly deplore the latest nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), according to the Xiamen Declaration released at the ninth BRICS summit Monday.

2017-09-04 16:27 GMT+8

The emerging-market bloc of BRICS, which groups Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa together, issued a joint Xiamen Declaration after a leaders' plenary session on Monday, pledging to more cooperation and solidarity in the second decade of the BRICS group.

2017-09-04 14:59 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping made a keynote speech at the plenary session of a BRICS leaders’ summit in the southeastern Chinese city of Xiamen on September 4.

2017-09-04 17:31 GMT+8

‍Differences between BRICS countries are bound to occur but there are no cracks in the partnership and, far from losing its relevance, it is destined for expansion, a South African delegate attending the 9th BRICS Summit in Xiamen, China, told CGTN on the sidelines of talks on Monday.

2017-09-04 22:32 GMT+8

As the ninth BRICS Summit is getting underway in China’s southeastern coastal city of Xiamen, approximately 3,000 reporters from 80 countries around the globe have gathered in the island city to cover the summit for their respective countries. 

2017-09-04 16:23 GMT+8

What will BRICS – the bloc of emerging markets comprised of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – look like in the future? A leading Chinese specialist in trans-continental cooperation told CGTN that it remains to be seen. 

2017-09-04 22:08 GMT+8

China's Gulangyu Island was issued a certificate of the world heritage site by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova on Monday, making China the country with the most world heritage sites worldwide.

2017-09-04 15:02 GMT+8

China Merchants Port Holdings said on Monday it would buy 90% of Brazilian port facilities operator TCP Participações S.A. for 7.23 billion Hong Kong dollars (924 million US dollars), as it aims to expand into Latin America.

2017-09-04 11:43 GMT+8

William Brown didn't feel surprised to hear the BRICS Summit will be held in the city of Xiamen, in southeast China's Fujian Province. Brown’s first encounter with President Xi Jinping was in November, 2001, when Xi was the governor of Fujian Province.  

2017-09-01 18:48 GMT+8

By CGTN's World Insight

2017-09-06 14:54 GMT+8

The BRICS Summit has generated a series of actions that has peaked a widespread interest.  Some critics say China is trying to strengthen its leadership within the BRICS cooperation and develop the mechanism into a platform to exert global influence.

2017-09-06 13:12 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday delivered a speech at the Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries at Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center, promoting expanded cooperation among developing countries.

2017-09-05 10:22 GMT+8

President Xi Jinping said Monday that China and Mexico should combine development strategies, on the basis of cooperative achievements that have been made since the two countries forged diplomatic ties 45 years ago.

2017-09-04 21:26 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Monday, calling for enhanced bilateral cooperation in areas of investment, railways, Internet finance, digital economy and e-commerce. 

2017-09-04 21:32 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech at the Plenary Session of BRICS Summit in the southeastern Chinese city of Xiamen on Monday.

2017-09-04 15:04 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Madame Peng Liyuan hosted a welcoming banquet for leaders from the five BRICS countries, as well as Egypt, Guinea, Mexico, Tajikistan and Thailand and their spouses on Monday in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province.

2017-09-04 18:31 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma on Monday, vowing to deepen cooperation with South Africa and support peace and development in Africa.

2017-09-04 14:26 GMT+8

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon arrived in Xiamen on Monday to attend the Dialogue between Emerging Market Economies and Developing Countries on the sidelines of the ninth summit of the BRICS bloc, which includes Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

2017-09-04 13:49 GMT+8

Prime Minister of Thailand, Prayuth Chan-ocha, arrived in Xiamen on Monday to attend the Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries on the sidelines of the 9th BRICS summit.

2017-09-04 13:01 GMT+8

‍Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday welcomed foreign leaders attending the BRICS Summit at the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center.

2017-09-04 10:01 GMT+8

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto arrived in Xiamen on Monday to attend the Dialogue between Emerging Market Economies and Developing Countries on the sidelines of the ninth summit of the BRICS bloc, which includes Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

2017-09-04 07:41 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday that BRICS countries should work together to usher in the second golden decade of cooperation. He urged the member countries to work together, with the growth benefiting the people of the member nations, and ultimately reaching people around the globe. 

2017-09-03 21:31 GMT+8

Journalists from each BRICS nation have gathered inside the BRICS International Broadcast Center, the sprawling complex at Xiamen, to cover the summit for their respective countries.

2017-09-03 20:50 GMT+8

This year's three-day BRICS Summit, hosted by the coastal city Xiamen, starts Sunday. The summit will pave the way for more practical cooperation among the five BRICS nations and other developing countries. 

2017-09-03 19:59 GMT+8

Brazilian President Michel Temer arrived in Xiamen on Sunday to attend the BRICS Summit, which will be held in the coastal Chinese city from September 3 to 5.

2017-09-03 13:11 GMT+8

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Xiamen on Sunday to attend the BRICS Summit, which is being held in the coastal Chinese city from September 3 to 5.

2017-09-03 20:29 GMT+8

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Xiamen on Sunday for the BRICS Summit, which will be held in the coastal city from September 3 to 5.

2017-09-03 17:10 GMT+8

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin agreed on Sunday to appropriately deal with the latest nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

2017-09-03 20:41 GMT+8

BRICS countries have been successful in promoting the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model and have made positive progress, according to Shi Yaobin, China’s Vice Minister of Finance.

2017-09-03 18:29 GMT+8

Beyond trade and investment, BRICS countries are seeking to expand cooperation on the cultural front and China is hoping a first BRICS Cultural Festival, to be held later this month in the southeastern city of Xiamen, will boost exchanges and promote diversity.

2017-09-03 16:09 GMT+8

The leaders of the BRICS countries are expected to adopt a series of initiatives that will digitalize the emerging market bloc’s trade infrastructure and overcome the geographical setbacks impeding commercial connectivity for the five member states, said a deputy minister from the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MoC) during a press conference on Sunday. 

2017-09-03 13:53 GMT+8

BRICS” refers to an association of five major emerging national economies, they included Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

2017-09-03 12:38 GMT+8

‍Business leaders will be calling on BRICS countries to help create a more “conducive environment” for trade and investment when they meet on Sunday and Monday on the sidelines of the 9th BRICS Summit in Xiamen, southeast China.

2017-09-03 13:08 GMT+8