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Do you like diversifying outside of US markets? One popular source of diversification is emerging markets, which are represented by the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China). These markets are characterized by high growth rates as well as high risk.

We ran a screen on US-traded stocks of companies from the BRIC countries for those with the highest net insider purchases over the last six months, indicating company insiders such as members of the board and upper management expect these names - their employers - to outperform.

Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in analyst ratings over the last two years for the stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.

We also created a price-weighted index of the stocks mentioned below, and monitored the performance of the list relative to the S&P 500 index over the last month. To access a complete analysis of this list's recent performance, click here.

Do you think these stocks are poised to outperform? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

1. China Automotive Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CAAS): Engages in the manufacture and sale of power steering systems and other component parts for the automotive industry in the People's Republic of China. Over the last six months, insiders were net buyers of 44,003 shares, which represents about 0.55% of the company's 8.06M share float.

2. China Biologic Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBPO): Engages in the research, development, manufacturing, and sale of plasma-based pharmaceutical products. China. Over the last six months, insiders were net buyers of 795,860 shares, which represents about 11.93% of the company's 6.67M share float.

3. China Recycling Energy Corporation (NASDAQ:CREG): Provides energy saving and recycling products and services in the People's Republic of China. Over the last six months, insiders were net buyers of 100,000 shares, which represents about 0.82% of the company's 12.21M share float.

4. China TransInfo Technology Corp. (NASDAQ:CTFO): Provides public transportation information technology systems and related technology solutions in China. Over the last six months, insiders were net buyers of 569,135 shares, which represents about 5.28% of the company's 10.78M share float.

5. Yongye International, Inc. (NASDAQ:YONG): Engages in the research, development, manufacture, and sale of fulvic acid based liquid and powder nutrient compounds for plants and animals, which are used in the agriculture industry in the People's Republic of China. Over the last six months, insiders were net buyers of 2,128,040 shares, which represents about 5.68% of the company's 37.48M share float.

*Insider data sourced from Yahoo! Finance, all other data sourced from Finviz.

Source: 5 BRIC Stocks Being Snapped Up By Insiders