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BRICS Leaders to Adopt Joint Action Plans on Economy, Innovation, Customs Cooperation

MOSCOW, September 1 – The leaders of the BRICS countries are expected to adopt action plans on economy, innovation and customs cooperation at the 2017 BRICS summit in China, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov told reporters on Thursday.
“Documents to be signed after the meeting of the business council include an action plan for the BRICS countries on trade and economic cooperation, an action plan for cooperation in innovation, a strategic program for customs cooperation and a memorandum of understanding between the BRICS business council and the New Development Bank,” Ushakov said.
The 9th BRICS summit, attended by leaders of  Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, will be held on September 3-5 in Xiamen.


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