Chinese foreign policy


published: 12.04.2024

Opinion Piece: China continues to dominate an expanded BRICS

In this piece for The East Asia Forum, Bruegel Senior Fellow Alicia García-Herrero explains how and why BRICS, which started as a primarily economic initiative to mark the transfer of economic power to the emerging world, has grown into an important geopolitical grouping. She furthermore goes into how China’s centrality and the diversity of its members present both challenges and opportunities.