BRICS Summit: Xi Calls For Fighting Protectionism

Added On September 4, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on BRICS countries to fight protectionism and advance the reform of global economic governance.

Xi made the remarks on Monday when addressing the ninth BRICS summit held in southeastern China's Xiamen city.
He said BRICS countries should push for economic globalization that is open, inclusive, balanced and beneficial to all.
Xi urged the group to help build an open world economy, support multilateral trade mechanisms, and stand against protectionism.
He said China will launch a BRICS economic and technological cooperation and exchange plan, with 500 million yuan (about 76 million U.S. dollars) in the first phase, to strengthen policy communication and practical cooperation in economic and trade fields.