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China wants to expand BRICS

China wants to expand the emerging economies group BRICS. Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in an online meeting of BRICS countries, “China proposes to start the BRICS expansion process, explore the criteria and procedures for the expansion, and gradually form a consensus.” The group of countries including Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa was formed in 2009. Details on enlargement or potential candidates for membership are not yet known.

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