Expert on the upcoming 11th BRICS Summit in Brazil

Chinese President Xi Jinping says protectionism and bullying are hurting the world's economy. Speaking during the BRICS business forum closing ceremony, the Chinese president urged leaders to eradicate trade barriers and increase connectivity. Asia Today invited Professor Zhu Jiejin from the School of International Relations and Public Affairs of Fudan University in Shanghai to talk about the role of emerging economies, such as China and India, in dealing with unilateralism and upholding multilateralism, and short-term and long-term goals for the bloc.