The BRICS and COVID-19:Navigating a Sustainable Post-Pandemic Recovery

Over the years, the BRICS has continued to be the growth engine of the world. The bloc has much-untapped potential to influence the global economy and bring in a new era of regional cooperation, reinforce multilateralism, and align global governance where issues of the Global South are prioritised. Table 1 provides an overview of BRICS in key economic indicators vis-à-vis G7 countries and Emerging Markets and Developing Economies.