BRICS Leaders Pledge Support for Multilateralism, Inclusive Growth at Johannesburg Summit

August 2, 2018

Leaders from the BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa – met from 25-27 July for the group’s tenth annual summit, in which they pledged to enhance cooperation across a range of policy areas. The bloc issued the Johannesburg Declaration at the end of the meeting, a 102-point document that emphasised a commitment to multilateralism and the WTO, as well as in supporting an inclusive, sustainable development model. 

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Regions: BRICS

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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