Brazil, Russia, India, & China

Agenda
• • • • Origin of Term Other Terms Facts about BRICs Country-wise analysis of
• Economy • Political Environment • Social Indicators

• Issues faced by BRICs • BRICs - Future

China’s GDP is bigger than that of Italy. the weight of the BRICs and especially China in world GDP will grow.3% of world GDP. • Over the next 10 years. world policymaking forums should be re-organised and in particular. raising important issues about the global economic impact of fiscal and monetary policy in the BRICs. GDP in US$ on a PPP basis in Brazil. BRIC share of world GDP is 8%. • In line with these prospects. • On a current GDP basis. real GDP growth in large emerging market economies will exceed that of the G7 • At end-2000. Russia. the G7 should be adjusted to incorporate BRIC representatives .Origin of Term • Coined by Goldman Sachs in a report in 2001 • In 2001 and 2002. • Using current GDP. India and China (BRIC) was about 23.

A • BRICs rise from 8% to 27% .Origin of Term – GS report 2001 • The aggregate size of the BRICs was about 23.3% of world GDP at the end of 2000 • Higher than Euroland and Japan • Size of BRICs currently is 8% (as per GDP) • Some are larger than G7 nations – China > Italy & Canada • Analysis projected 4 possible scenarios of the future • BRICs rise from 8% to 12% .D • BRICs should be part of Global Economic Policy • Predictions for 2010-11 • • • • China to be bigger than Germany Brazil and India closing in on Italy Brazil will experience the weakest growth China will become a better trading nation than the #3 rank it has .

8 .BRICs – Some key Facts • • • • • • • Population – 40% Land – 25% GDP – 15-16 trillion Mfcg Goods – China Services – India Raw materials – Russia & Brazil 2050 • • • • • USA – 38 India – 37 China – 70 Brazil – 11 Russia .

Other Terms •BRIMC •BRIMCK •BRICK •BRICS •CEMENT .

5Mn sq. Kms • 3 time zones • Rich in natural resources • World’s largest river – Amazon • Population – 192 Mn • 5th largest • Density of Population – 22 per Sq.Brazil – Key facts • Portuguese colony • 5th largest country in the world • 8. Km • Forest Cover – 57% • 2nd largest forest area in the world • Amazon Heat Sink .

1% Agriculture – 6.8%.455 Growth rate – 5.612 Tn (Nominal) Rank – 9th PCI – $10.984 Tn (PPP) & 1.Brazil – Economy • GDP • • • • • 1.$238 Bn . Services – 67. Orange Juice. Sugar.7% • Inflation – 5. Industry – 25. Automobiles. Textiles.5% • Labor Force – 95Mn • Exports • $158 Bn • Aircraft. Ethanol. Beef • Imports • $136 Bn • Forex Reserves . Iron Ore.5%.

HIGH • Rank – 75 • • • • Poverty – 26% Crime – 23.8 Infant Mortality – 34 Literacy – 88% .Brazil – Social Indicators & Political Environment • Democratic Federal Republic • Presidential System • Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva • Workers Party • Political Environment • Stable • HDI • 0.813 .

Kms • 11 time zones • Rich in natural resources • Highest Natural Gas reserves • 2nd largest Coal reserves • 2nd Highest Oil producer • 4th highest Nuclear Energy • 10% of World’s arable land • Water resources – 2nd in the world • Population – 142 Mn • 9th largest • Density of Population – 8 per Sq.Russia – Key facts • Largest country in the world • 17Mn sq. Km • Forest Cover –% • Largest forest area in the world .

IT Services.200 Growth rate – 8.126 Tn (PPP) & 1. Industry – 37%. Arms.$597 Bn • Economic crisis – 1990s .1% Agriculture – 5.8% • Inflation – 11.2%. • Imports • $291 Bn • Forex Reserves .255 Tn (Nominal) Rank – 6th PCI – $15. Timber. Natural Gas. Services – 57. Minerals.Russia – Economy • GDP • • • • • 2.9% • Labor Force – 75Mn • Exports • $471 Bn • Oil.

Russia – Social Indicators & Political Environment • Federation • Semi-Presidential System • President – Head of State • Vladimir Putin • Dimitry Medvedev • Political Environment • Stable • HDI • 0.HIGH • Rank – 71 • • • • Poverty – 14% Crime – 30 Infant Mortality – 69 Literacy –99.817 .4% .

Km • Forest Cover –20% .China – Key facts • 3rd/4th Largest country in the world • 9.6 Mn sq. Kms • 1 time zone • Rich in natural resources • 10% of World’s arable land • World’s largest exporter • 2nd largest importer • Largest standing army • Population – 1338 Mn • Largest • Density of Population – 139 per Sq.

6%.China – Economy • GDP • • • • 8.6% • Inflation – -0. Services – 42.7% • Distribution of growth • Agriculture – 10.8 Tn (PPP) & 4. Industry – 46.9 Tn (Nominal) Rank – 3rd PCI – $6.$2399 Bn • Economic reforms – 1978 . telecom equipment.500 Growth rate – 8.7% • Labor Force – 812Mn • Exports • $1200 Bn • Office machinery.8%. Apparel • Imports • $1010 Bn • Forex Reserves .

China – Social Indicators & Political Environment • People’s Democratic Dictatorship • Single Party system • Presidential System • Hu Jintao • Political Environment • Un-Stable • HDI • 0.MEDIUM • Rank – 91 • • • • Poverty – 10% Crime – 30 Infant Mortality – 69 Literacy –99.772 .4% .

ANNEXURES .

Map .Brazil .

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Brazil .Deforestation .

HDI .

Gini .

Map .Russia .

Russia .GDP .

Russia .Exports .

GDP .China .

China – GDP Growth Rates .

China .Distribution of growth .

China – Natural Resources .

China – Exports .

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