September 13, 2021 by archyde
BRICS, a group of emerging economies comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. is entering its 15th year and has once again shown that Member States are ready to join forces to create a new consensus that will lead to more dynamic cooperation.
The 13th BRICS Summit, titled “Intra-BRICS cooperation for continuity, consolidation and consensus”, came through a video link on Thursday. It happened at a time when the world was facing an epidemic situation. More overlapping global economic recovery as well as greatly increasing security challenges around the world.
China, which continuously supports cooperation in the BRICS group. and will chair BRICS in 2022, a great example of international vaccine cooperation. by announcing another 100 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine donated to developing countries During the meeting last Thursday
BRICS ready to fight the epidemic
amid the epidemic situation BRICS member countries continue to exchange information and build cooperation between them. President Xi Jinping, who attended the BRICS summit and delivered a speech for the ninth year in a row, underscored the importance of vaccine cooperation.
He said China has pledged to donate 2 billion doses of the COVID-19 vaccine globally this year. and donated $100 million to COVAX, and called on BRICS member states to contribute to a fair and equitable distribution of vaccines around the world.
Since Xi Jinping announced the vaccine against COVID-19 China’s products were made public at the 73rd session of the World Health Assembly in May last year. China also provided about 800 million doses of the vaccine to more than 100 countries around the world as of August, most of them developing countries. According to the report of the Chinese Foreign Ministry
He also stressed the importance of building concrete cooperation. to jointly research and develop vaccines jointly produce vaccines and jointly promote the importance of vaccination and open the BRICS vaccine research and development center online as soon as possible.
last May China has announced the establishment of a national vaccine research and development center, part of the BRICS vaccine research and development center, to drive BRICS vaccine research and development and support research and development cooperation. vaccine trial factory building to collaborating to produce, license and certify vaccines in the five member states
BRICS Supporting common economic development
Economic and trade cooperation is one of the key agendas of BRICS member countries, with the Chinese Ministry of Commerce saying that the BRICS account for 42 percent of the world’s population, 24% of the global economy, 18% of global trade in goods, 13. % of global service trade and 25% of global foreign investment
China has also proposed to host the BRICS High-level Conference on Climate Change and the BRICS Conference on Big Data for Sustainable Development.
At the same time, Xi Jinping emphasized the importance of the New Development Bank and BRICS Partnership to the New Industrial Revolution Innovation Center.
The New Industrial Revolution Innovation Center was established in Xiamen last December. And at the official opening ceremony on Tuesday, companies from the BRICS group signed 28 projects with a total investment of more than 13.4 billion yuan (about $2.07 billion).
BRICS is committed to a multilateral system, accuracy and fairness.
Peace and stability in the region biosecurity counter terrorism and cyber security It has been an important keyword in the cooperation of the BRICS group over the years.
“We must take advantage of the BRICS mechanisms such as the Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and the High-level Security Representatives Meeting. as well as enhance cooperation on important regional and global issues. and voice together more clearly,” Xi Jinping said at the meeting.
At the BRICS National Security Advisory Conference which was held last month Member States have reached an action plan against terrorism. and in July Member States have agreed to support more international counterterrorism. During the 6th BRICS Counter-Terrorism Working Group meeting held online
The meeting also adopted a declaration that reinforces the BRICS Group’s commitment to enhancing cooperation under political and security exchanges. economy and finance including culture and people