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BRICS Development Bank a Bridge to Opportunity in Africai
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March 20, 2013 5:05 PM
Chinese President Xi Jinping embarks on his first trip overseas this week as head of state - and one of his key stops will be attending the BRICS summit of emerging economies in South Africa. Xi’s trip also includes stops in Tanzania and Congo Brazzaville. As VOA’s William Ide reports, the trip not only highlights Beijing’s growing presence on the continent but also its desire to play a bigger global economic role.

BRICS Development Bank a Bridge to Opportunity in Africa

Published March 20, 2013

Chinese President Xi Jinping embarks on his first trip overseas this week as head of state - and one of his key stops will be attending the BRICS summit of emerging economies in South Africa. Xi’s trip also includes stops in Tanzania and Congo Brazzaville. As VOA’s William Ide reports, the trip not only highlights Beijing’s growing presence on the continent but also its desire to play a bigger global economic role.