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BRICS is a term used to refer to the combination of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Motto: (Portuguese for Order and Progress) Anthem: Brazilian National Anthem Capital Brasília Largest city São Paulo Portuguese Government Federal republic  - President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva  - Vice President José Alencar Gomes da Silva Independence From Portugal   - Declared September 7, 1822   - Recognised August 29, 1825   - Republic November 15... Motto: none Anthem: Hymn of the Russian Federation Capital (largest city) Moscow Russian Government Semi-presidential Federal republic  - President of Russia Vladimir Putin  - Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov Independence from the Soviet Union   - Declared June 12, 1991   - Finalized December 25, 1992  Area  - Total 17,075,400 km² (1st) 6,592,800... Motto: Satyameva Jayate (Sanskrit) DevanāgarÄ«: सत्यमेव जयते (Truth Alone Triumphs) Anthem: Jana Mana   Capital New Delhi Largest city Mumbai (Bombay) Hindi, English + 21 other official languages Government Federal republic  - President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam  - Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Independence from the UK   - Declared 15 August 1947   - Republic 26 January 1950... PRC redirects here. ... Motto: !ke e: xarra ke  (Ç€Xam) Unity In Diversity (literally Diverse People Unite) Anthem: National anthem of South Africa Capital Pretoria (administrative) Cape Town (legislative) Bloemfontein (judicial) Largest city Johannesburg Afrikaans, English, Zulu, Xhosa, Swati, Ndebele, Southern Sotho, Northern Sotho, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda Government Parliamentary democracy  - President Thabo Mbeki Independence...

The term derived from the Goldman Sachs investment bank thesis called BRIC. Jim O'Neill expert from the same bank and creator of the economic thesis, stated that in 2001 when the paper was created, it did not considered South Africa, but today it has be included due to the fact that the country is experiencing the same factors that the other countries first included present. Goldman Sachs offices at the Fraumünsterplatz in Zürich (the light-colored building on the left) The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. ... The four BRIC countries: Brazil, Russia, India and China BRIC is a term used to refer to the combination of Brazil, Russia, India, and China. ... James Leo (Jim) ONeill (February 23, 1893 - September 5, 1976) was a backup shortstop in Major League Baseball who played for the Washington Senators. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...

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This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... The term emerging markets is commonly used to describe business and market activity in industrializing or emerging regions of the world. ... The four BRIC countries: Brazil, Russia, India and China BRIC is a term used to refer to the combination of Brazil, Russia, India, and China. ... BRICS is a term used to refer to the combination of the countries of Brazil, Russia, India, China, Eastern Europe and Turkey. ...


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Power in international relations
Power statuses Middle power | Regional power | Great power | Superpower | Hyperpower
Emerging superpowers China | India | European Union
Future geopolitics African Century | American Century | Asian Century | British Moment | Chinese Century | European Century | Indian Century | Pacific Century
Types of power Soft power | Hard power | Political power | Power (sociology) | Power politics | Power projection | Polarity in international relations
Other BRIC | BRIMC | BRICS | BRICET | Energy superpower | Second superpower | SCO

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Brazil, Russia, India And China (BRIC) (228 words)
The general consensus is that the term was first prominently used in a Goldman Sachs report from 2003, which speculated that by 2050 these four economies would be wealthier than most of the current major economic powers.
The BRIC thesis posits that China and India will become the world's dominant suppliers of manufactured goods and services, respectively, while Brazil and Russia will become similarly dominant as suppliers of raw materials.
BRIC is now also used as a more generic marketing term to refer to these four emerging economies.
Britain.tv Wikipedia - BRIC (1777 words)
BRIC is a term used to refer to the combination of Brazil, Russia, India, and China.
The BRIC thesis (defended in the paper Dreaming with BRICs: The Path to 2050) recognises that Brazil, Russia, India and China have changed their political systems to embrace global capitalism.
The BRIC term is also used by companies who refer to the four named countries as key to their emerging markets strategies.
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