BRICS

BRICS is the acronym coined to associate five major emerging economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. The BRICS members are known for their significant influence on regional... Wikipedia

  • Abbreviation:  BRICS
  • Named after:  Member states' initials
  • Predecessor:  BRIC
  • Founder:  UNGA 61st session, Celso Amorim, Sergey Lavrov, Pranab Mukherjee, Li Zhaoxing, Vladimir Putin 1st BRIC summit, Lula da Silva, Dmitry Medvedev, Manmohan Singh, Hu Jintao
  • Founded at:  UN HQ, NYC (UNGA 61st session), Yekaterinburg (1st BRIC summit)
  • Type:  Intergovernmental organization
  • Purpose:  Political
  • Headquarters:  BRICS Tower
  • Fields:  International politics
  • Membership (2021):  5
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo