Board Member of the BRICS Business Council in India, Mr Onkar Kanwar chats to BRICS Journal TV about the first-ever trade exhibition element to the annual BRICS Summit
BRICS Journal Managing Editor, Vuyo Dlamini sat down with the President of the Black Business Council in South Africa, Danisa Eileen Baloyi to chat about the rise of Black Industrialists in South Africa and how South Africa can work alongside India to stimulate our manufacturing sector.
BRICS Journal sets the scene at the Inaugral BRICS Journal Trade Fair and Exhibition that kicked off in New Delhi, India on 12 October 2016. We chat to Executive Chairman of BRICS Journal, Sthe Mabanga, as well as KZN MEC of Economic Development, Sihle Zikalala and other participants.
We also take a walk through the South African Pavillion at the Trade Fair
Location: Pragati Maidan
The 8th BRICS Summit will be held at the Indian state of Goa. In February 2016, India assuemd chairmanship of BRICS. External Affairs minister, Sushma Swaraj said that this year’s emphasis during its chairmanship will be institution building, implementation of previous commitments flowing from the past Summits, and exploring synergies among the existing mechanisms.
A series of events, such as Under-17 Football Tournament, BRICS Film Festival, BRICS Wellness Forum, BRICS Youth Forum, Young Diplomat’s Forum, BRICS Trade Fair and BRICS Friendship Cities Conclave will be hosted across India. This, according to Swaraj will create an occasion for BRICS partners to visit different cities of India. Meanwhile, the National Development Bank approved its first set of laons of $811 million that were disbursed to the BRICS countries in April 2016. The projects within these countries are in the renewal energy development sphere.
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