9th brics summit 2017 – Location ,Host Country City,Countries ,Date,Venue
9th brics summit 2017 – Location ,Host Country City,Countries ,Date,Venue – China will host the ninth BRICS annual summit in the southeastern coastal city of Xiamen in September 2017 as the country takes the rotating chair of the influential bloc.
President Xi made the announcement on October 16 during a small gathering prior to the main conference of the 8th summit in Goa, and expressed his intention to open a new chapter for BRICS in the following year, reported by China’s Xinhua News Agency.
The BRICS comprise of five countries –
- South Africa
which together include 43 percent of the world population and a combined GDP of over $16 trillion.
Xiamen, also historically known as Amoy, is a major resort city in Fujian Province on the Taiwan Strait. The city is well known for its amiable climate, Hoklo influence and picturesque scenery. It was ranked as China’s “most romantic leisure city” in 2011.
8th BRICS Summit
- The 2016 BRICS summit was the eighth annual BRICS summit, an international relations conference attended by the heads of country or heads of government of the five member countries Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
- The summit was held from 15 to 16 October 2016 at the Taj Exotica hotel in Benaulim, Goa, India.India holds the chair of the BRICS from February 2016 to December 2016.