The BRICS Report

Brics Report: China


China remains bullish on BRICS China's president has said the long-term prospects of the Brics countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - are still positive despite a precarious global economy. President Xi Jinping said the Brics countries were among those currently enduring slower economic growth. But he stressed that the potential and strength of the group was "unchanged".   China seeks to overtake the US in the space race At a cost of more than $150 billion, the International Space Station (ISS) is the most expensive object ever built. The Chinese are expected to complete their own space station, potentially leaving the Asian power with the sole operating lab in the heavens. And given that Congress banned NASA from working bilaterally with anyone from the Chinese space program, it’s unclear if American astronauts will be welcome.   Chinese to increase luxury spending to US$120bn this year Chinese luxury spending is expected to reach 120.4 billion U.S. dollars in 2016, up 3 percent year on year, according to a report on Friday. The growth rate is down from last year's 10 percent as a sluggish economy dampens consumption of luxury goods, according to the report released by Fortune Character, a luxury consumption research agency.

BRICS Report: India

BRICS Report: India

3 January 2017 9:28 AM

BRICS Report – Brazil

BRICS Report – Brazil

20 December 2016 9:45 AM

BRICS: China

BRICS: China

13 December 2016 9:32 AM

BRICS Report: India

BRICS Report: India

6 December 2016 9:53 AM

BRICS Report: Russia

BRICS Report: Russia

29 November 2016 10:12 AM

BRICS Report Brazil

BRICS Report Brazil

22 November 2016 10:04 AM

BRICS Report: China

BRICS Report: China

15 November 2016 10:17 AM

BRICS Report: India

BRICS Report: India

8 November 2016 10:20 AM

BRICS Report: Russia

BRICS Report: Russia

1 November 2016 10:07 AM

BRICS Report: Brazil

BRICS Report: Brazil

25 October 2016 10:51 AM