Motivations of Chinas Participation in the BRICS

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2014-4-81-89

Y. Leksyutina, St. Petersburg State University, 7-9 Universitetskaya Nab., St. Petersburg, 199034, Russian Federation (

Abstract. The article identifies and characterizes the basics of China’s ever-increasing interests in the BRICS. It is concluded that Chinese strategy makes the stress on consolidation of BRICS countries‘ efforts in promoting reformation of the global governance system, primarily such institutions as IMF, WB and WTO. Beijing also appreciates BRICS’ potential in improving and accelerating China’s relations with emerging and developing states.

Keywords: BRICS, China, world order, global economic governance, “harmonious world”, international system, multipolarity, emerging powers, developing countries

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For citation:
Leksyutina Y. Motivations of Chinas Participation in the BRICS. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2014, no. 4, pp. 81-89.

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