Study finds BRICS countries increasingly investing in Africa

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The five countries collectively known as the BRICS continue to rise in global influence, according to a study released this week by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

BRICS stands for Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa, and the study finds foreign direct investment (FDI) both into and out of these countries continues to increase.

To find out more about the rising economic power of the BRICS, including their investment in Africa, Patrick Maigua spoke to Astrit Sulstarova, an economist at UNCTAD in Geneva.

Duration: 4’52″

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