Expert: BRICS, China and India to become sredneshirotnykh States

BEIJING, August 28. /TASS/. The format of cooperation of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) will enable China and India to overcome “the barrier of low income” as a result, in both countries there is a significant layer of the population of wealthy middle class. On Monday said at a briefing of the Chinese state Council leading expert of the Center of international economic relations of China Zhang Anshan.

“This format is, without a doubt, will allow China and India to become sredneshirotnykh countries, to stop treating the States with low income,” – said the expert.

According to Zhang Angsana, the upcoming BRICS summit in Xiamen (Eastern Fujian), scheduled for early September, is intended “to level out differences and bring closer the positions” between “the parties to this format of interaction”, including to solve the problem of poverty.