BRICS News Digest for the previous week
We tell you what happened in the five countries during the week
New potential BRICS member is South Sudan
At the moment, the state is considering the issues of applying for membership in the organization
South Sudan’s ambassador to Moscow, Chol Tong Mayay Jang, confirmed the country’s interest in joining BRICS and the possibility of applying for membership in the organization.
Venezuela and South Africa agree to strengthen strategic relations
Venezuela’s Foreign Minister met with the Second Deputy General Secretary of the South African Communist Party
Venezuela and South Africa have agreed to strengthen strategic relations for mutual benefit in the face of international economic and political challenges.
Brazil issues green bonds to meet environmental goals
The proceeds from this transaction will primarily support the Climate Fund
Brazil’s Treasury has announced the launch of its first sustainable sovereign bonds on the global market, in a bid to demonstrate the government’s dedication to environmentally responsible policies.
China’s economic indicators show growth
According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), China’s economic indicators continued to show positive dynamics in October
China’s economic indicators continued to show improvement in October, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
Deputy Foreign Ministers of India and Russia meet in New Delhi
Developing co-operation with Russia is one of India’s priorities in the international arena
On Monday, 13 November, India’s Foreign Secretary Minister Vinay Kwatra co-chaired an India-Russia meeting at the line ministry in New Delhi.
Russia and Iran hold talks on further co-operation within the BRICS framework
Iran reaffirmed its determination to actively participate in the initiative
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Mahdi Safari received his Russian counterpart Sergey Ryabkov at the Iranian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday, 15 November.
Egypt and India are exploring local currency settlements to strengthen economic ties
The meeting between the Egyptian Finance Minister and the Indian Ambassador to Cairo took place
Egypt’s Finance Minister, Mohamed Maait, and India’s Ambassador to Cairo, Ajit Gupte, met to discuss opportunities for economic co-operation between the two countries.
South Africa’s president celebrates 71 birthday
Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa was born on 17 November 1952 in Johannesburg
On Friday, 17 November, Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa, celebrates her 71st birthday.