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Will fight trade and investment protectionism, safeguard IPR: BRICS nations

The nations agreed to deepen trade, investment links, safeguard and develop trading system

Brics To Fight Protectionism

Reuters  |  Shanghai 

China and the other BRICS nations pledged on Wednesday to fight protectionism and safeguard intellectual property rights, even as US President Donald Trump considers action against what he sees as unfair trade practices by China. Trade ministers from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa concluded two days of meetings in Shanghai agreeing to deepen trade and investment links, and "safeguard and develop" the multilateral trading system, according to a statement by Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan. "Ministers were committed to continue to firmly ...

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First Published: Wed, August 02 2017. 15:02 IST