President Xi Jinping is greeted by Russian President Vladimir Putin last year’s BRICS Summit in Ufa, Russia. Photo: Reuters President Xi Jinping is greeted by Russian President Vladimir Putin last year’s BRICS Summit in Ufa, Russia. Photo: Reuters
President Xi Jinping is greeted by Russian President Vladimir Putin last year’s BRICS Summit in Ufa, Russia. Photo: Reuters

A crumbling BRICS bloc? China tries to hold club together to champion developing nations

President Xi Jinping calls for bloc to play bigger international role at informal meeting with the leaders of four other members on sidelines of G20 summit

Topic |   G20: Hangzhou
President Xi Jinping is greeted by Russian President Vladimir Putin last year’s BRICS Summit in Ufa, Russia. Photo: Reuters President Xi Jinping is greeted by Russian President Vladimir Putin last year’s BRICS Summit in Ufa, Russia. Photo: Reuters
President Xi Jinping is greeted by Russian President Vladimir Putin last year’s BRICS Summit in Ufa, Russia. Photo: Reuters
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