GLOBAL CENTERS FOCUS AREAS
Business The forum will work with business units in the member states to form effective standards for information exchange. This would facilitate better access of information and avenues of growth.
Competitiveness The forum will develop indicators of competitiveness specific to the BRICS nations which helps in understanding the markets better.
Governance & Leadership The forum will work with state units as well as private sector to develop better practices that would help the BRICS in building a sustainable bloc.
Science & Technology The forum has identified Science & Technology as a key area for the BRICS to focus on. With emphasis on academic network alliances between the member states, cutting edge practices in the field will be used to handle the focus areas.
Corruption The forum understands how corruption in BRICS today can hinder the growth prospects. Hence, the forum will work with various industries to establish standards for better practise to help reduce the corruption.
Investment Landscape With the BRICS emerging as a powerful economic block, investment plays a key role. The focus in this area is to enhance the visibility to investors across the globe.
Poverty The forum realizes the importance of poverty reduction in the member states and will work with various private organizations and entrepreneurs to use technology to reduce poverty and increase awareness of literacy.
Innovation in building Infrastructure Infrastructure has always been look upon as an achilles heel for the emerging markets. The forum focus on innovative ways to build sustainable world class infrastructure.
Trade With increasing GDP’s trade is a very important aspect. The forum will look into various aspects of building structured trade and standards.
Healthcare Better health for all in the BRICS nations would be the sole motto. The forum works with healthcare industries to improve the health standards.
BRICS Forum realizes that there is vast amount of data available for individual countries in the form of indicators. However, we specialize in putting such data into BRICS perspective and generate reports of relevance to parties interested.
INDICATORS DATASET OF BRICS FORUM
General Indicators Population, Population Density, Land Area, GDP ( nominal & PPP) , GDP per capita (nominal and PPP) ,GDP by sector share , Inflation ,Foreign reserves , Unemployement (grey economy and migrations not considered) , Average salary (unorganized sectors and grey economy not considered) , Gini coefficient (spread between lowest and highest income) , Exports , Imports , Public debt , Budget deficit , External debt , Stock exchange main index , Dollar price in local currency,Ounce of gold price in local currency , CIT level , PIT level , Foreign credit rating.
General Economic Index Globalisation index , Frasier index (economic freedom) , Heritage foundation index (economic freedom) , Economic Freedom of the World , Corruption perception index , Big Mac index
Science & Technology Indicators Patents & IP Claims, Global Innovation Index (Boston Consulting Group) ,Global Innovation Index (INSEAD),Nobel Prizes, Wolf Prize,John Bates Clark Medal in Economics (if citizens of BRICS were nominated),Wolfson Prize (if citizens of BRICS were nominated) ,Lasker Award in Basic Medical Research (if citizens of BRICS were nominated) , Gairdner Foundation Award(if citizens of BRICS were nominated), Wolf Prize in Medicine (if citizens of BRICS were nominated) and many more awards are taken as an index.
InfrastructureRoad networks length , Railroads , Airports , Water ports,Energy grids, Water supply , Gas grid
Resources & Commodities Gold, Silver, Oil, Gas, Uranium and other susbtances
Production Military Production, Automotive Production, Aircraft Production
Construction Industry , Agriculture & Live Stock
We are building focus on the following industry segments within the BRICS nations.
Automotive, Aerospace, Aviation, Cement, Chemicals, Construction & Real Estate, Consumer Durables, Engineering, Finance & Banking, FMCG , Iron & Steel, IT & ITes, Media & Advertising, Petrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Power, Retail, Telecom & Textiles