Published: Sat, July 28, 2018
Markets | By Noel Gibbs

President Lungu to hold bilateral talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin

President Lungu to hold bilateral talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin

China and India - being "vindicators" of the contemporary global order - should work towards upholding multilateralism and economic globalisation, official news agency Xinhua has quoted Chinese President Xi Jinping as telling Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the ongoing 10th BRICS summit in Johannesburg.

After all, while the BRICS still emphasize the importance of multilateralism, it is clear that they are not wedded to the current worldwide order. Yes, permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council gives China and Russian Federation distinct advantages over most other countries.

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday that the world faces "a choice between cooperation and confrontation" in remarks critical of escalating USA tariffs on goods from China and other major trading partners.

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Addressing the Brics Outreach Session here, Modi called for more investment in the digital infrastructure and skill development in the area of digitisation.

The agreement between Zuma's government and Russian Federation was signed in 2014. The initial intervention was that we would do close to 10,000 megawatts. Under the $50 billion project, Russia's Rosatom agreed to build nuclear power stations with a capacity of 10,000 megawatts in South Africa to cut the country's dependence on coal.

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged fellow leaders of the BRICS emerging economies to "reject protectionism outright" on Thursday during their annual summit in which the United States is being criticized for escalating tariffs on foreign goods.

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It called upon the global community to establish a genuinely broad worldwide counter-terrorism coalition and support the UN's central coordinating role on the issue.

Escalating trade tensions are threatening to derail a global upswing that's already losing momentum amid weaker-than-expected growth in Europe and Japan as financial markets seem complacent to the mounting risks, the International Monetary Fund warned on July 16.

Xi Jinping pointed to Africa as not just a region with more potential for development potential in the world but said it was home to more developing countries than any other continent. U.S. President Donald Trump, meanwhile, accused China of "vicious" tactics on trade.

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BRICS is an acronym of five emerging national economies Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa and it was coined by a Goldman Sachs employee named Jim O'Neill. "We will have energy sources that deal with fossil fuels which is coal, renewable energy, we will also have nuclear, hydro, and that is the architecture of our energy policy and involvement going forward", Ramaphosa said.

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