There was a time in the recent past that growth in the five BRICS countries looked like it could...

|By:, SA News Editor

There was a time in the recent past that growth in the five BRICS countries looked like it could help offset the stuttering G7 economies, but while China is starting to emerge from a slowdown, Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa face several challenges, including inflation, labor unrest and a lack of foreign investment. The BRICS also behave as rivals as much as they do as allies.