MOSCOW (Sputnik), Yulia Shamporova — The meeting is expected to focus on the key economic development initiatives that will be the highlights of Russia's presidency. Two proposals on the table are the BRICS' Economic Partnership Strategy and a roadmap for economic and investment cooperation between the member nations until 2020.
The BRICS ministers of economy will assess the findings of the first BRICS expert panel on e-commerce that took place in April.
The ministers will also discuss the results of the round table on support and development of small and medium enterprises in the BRICS market, as well as the outlook for future cooperation.
BRICS is an association of five major developing economies, composed of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.