Attending Wednesday’s closing session of the BRICS summit are (from left) South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa, China’s Xi Jinping, Jair Bolsonaro of host nation Brazil, Russia’s Vladimir Putin and India’s Narendra Modi. Photo: Reuters
Attending Wednesday’s closing session of the BRICS summit are (from left) South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa, China’s Xi Jinping, Jair Bolsonaro of host nation Brazil, Russia’s Vladimir Putin and India’s Narendra Modi. Photo: Reuters

Chinese President Xi Jinping tells BRICS summit ‘protectionism and bullying’ hurting world economy

  • No mention of partial trade deal with United States after previous suggestions that Xi and Donald Trump could meet this week to sign one
  • Xi invites Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit China next year

Topic |   US-China trade war
Attending Wednesday’s closing session of the BRICS summit are (from left) South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa, China’s Xi Jinping, Jair Bolsonaro of host nation Brazil, Russia’s Vladimir Putin and India’s Narendra Modi. Photo: Reuters
Attending Wednesday’s closing session of the BRICS summit are (from left) South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa, China’s Xi Jinping, Jair Bolsonaro of host nation Brazil, Russia’s Vladimir Putin and India’s Narendra Modi. Photo: Reuters
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