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    Published Date : May 20, 2013, 7:16 PM EDT
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    Published Date : Apr 18, 2013, 5:25 PM EDT
  • Brazil, Riussian, India, China and South Africa have evolved from an acronym to an alliance, but as the leaders meet for their fifth annual summit in Durban they need to find some tangible expression of their growing economic power. Global Economy,Brazil,BRICS,China,development bank,Durban,Emerging markets,India,Russia,South Africa,World Bank,Alex Erquicia

    Published Date : Mar 25, 2013, 5:25 PM EDT
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    Published Date : Mar 20, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT