XIAMEN, June 10 (Xinhua) — The Worldwide Symposium for BRICS Suppose Tanks 2021 was held in Xiamen, east China’s Fujian Province, on Thursday.
Themed “Working collectively to develop the innovation heart right into a mannequin of BRICS cooperation,” the symposium attracted over 200 specialists, trade and authorities officers, and representatives of worldwide organizations and enterprise associations each offline and on-line.
The symposium centered on selling the event of the BRICS innovation heart, boosting funding and commerce facilitation, and enhancing monetary innovation and cooperation.
Xiamen, the host metropolis of the ninth BRICS Summit, launched BRICS Partnership on New Industrial Revolution innovation heart final 12 months.
Guo Yezhou, president of the China Council for BRICS Suppose Tank Cooperation, stated the middle ought to put know-how innovation and cooperation within the first place, discover new-generation data know-how’s potential in AI, large knowledge, blockchain and 5G, and deepen cooperation on clever manufacturing, industrial web, inexperienced trade and biomedicine amongst BRICS international locations.
Anil Kishora, vice chairman and chief threat officer of the New Improvement Financial institution, stated that with the growing use of digital applied sciences, providers might circulation past borders, which may also help BRICS collaborate extra and construct on present financial ties. Between 2000 and 2020, BRICS’ share of worldwide commerce elevated from 8.3 p.c to 17.5 p.c.
Victoria Panova, managing director of the Russian Nationwide Committee of BRICS Analysis, stated in a pre-recorded video deal with that BRICS international locations have seen nearer cooperation on science and know-how up to now 5 years.
She hoped that BRICS can maximize the cooperation framework benefits and proceed the cooperation on inexperienced vitality, web know-how and scientific alternate to deliver extra outcomes.