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South Africa in the BRICS : Opportunities, Challenges and Prospects

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South Africa in the BRICS : Opportunities, Challenges and Prospects

Published: March 15, 2013

This paper, published in Africa Insight by the Africa Institute of International Affairs (AISA), investigates the participation of South Africa in the BRICS group from an analytical perspective. It is argued that South Africa’s membership to this group entails both opportunities and challenges for South Africa, the continent and the system of global governance. The paper seek to flesh out the potential medium- and long-term implications as well as the benefits and risks of South Africa’s membership in the areas pertaining to trade, foreign policy and development.

Authors: Hany Besada, Evren Tok and Kristen Winters

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