China’s President Xi Jinping (left) walks with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa after a joint press conference at the government’s Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa, on July 24. Xi is in the country to attend the three-day BRICS Summit in Johannesburg. Photo: AP
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Can the BRICS form a wall to counter the damaging effects of US trade protectionism?

Donald Gasper says a discussion of US trade policies is likely to dominate the ongoing BRICS summit but the five countries must forge closer ties to be an effective global force

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China’s President Xi Jinping (left) walks with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa after a joint press conference at the government’s Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa, on July 24. Xi is in the country to attend the three-day BRICS Summit in Johannesburg. Photo: AP
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