The meeting resulted in a BRICS TERN Declaration, which you can download in PDF.
You can also download the presentations:
- South Africa and the BRICS: A Strategic Perspective, by Dr Brendan Vickers, Chief Director: Research and Policy at International Trade and Economic Development (ITED), the dti, South Africa
- Multilateral Trading System in 2013: The Current State of Affairs & Expectations for the Short Term, by Bipul Chatterjee, Deputy Executive Director of CUTS International, India
- The Experiences of BRICS in the BITs, by Prof Baihua GONG, Professor at Law School Fudan University and Associate President of Shanghai WTO Affairs Consultation Center, China
- WTO X MEGA-PTAS: Can WTO Survivev the Mega-PTA? by Prof Vera Thorstensen, professor at the São Paulo School of Economics (EESP) from Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) and Head of the Center on Global Trade and Investment (CGTI), Brazil
The founding members of this network are: Fundação Getulio Vargas from Brazil; EcoAccord from Russia; CUTS International from India; the Shanghai WTO Affairs Consultation Center from China; as well as the South African Institute of International Affairs from South Africa. The network meets to discuss recent research findings by participants and also provides input on the issues being discussed by the BRICS Trade and Economic Contact Group of senior officials.