MAGA: No Trump, Just Everyone Else

Trump was not mentioned by name.

Ten years ago,  Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa formed BRICS, an alliance of rising powers with the resources to become the leaders in their regions of the world.  Yesterday the heads of these five states met in Johannesburg, South Africa to declare:

“We reaffirm the centrality of the rules-based, transparent, non-discriminatory, open and inclusive multilateral trading system, as embodied in the World Trade Organization (WTO),”  July 26 (Xinhua)

They underscored the importance of an open world economy, enabling all countries and peoples to share the benefits of globalization, which should be inclusive and support sustainable development and prosperity of all countries, said the document.

The leaders also called on all WTO members to abide by WTO rules and honor their commitments in the multilateral trading system, it said.

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