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  • India, Brazil and South Africa


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  • Some years ago, Brazil created an organization called IBSA that held summits of the three large democracies: India, Brazil and South Africa.

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  • Yet what brings together those three countries, known as IBSA, is their ambition of obtaining a permanent seat at the Security Council.

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  • All three countries have ambitions to join the UN Security Council and see their alliance, known as IBSA (India-Brazil-South Africa), as an opportunity to push the concerns of developing countries in the southern hemisphere.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "We have set the challenge to bring our mutual trade to around 15 billion dollars by 2010," Amorim told reporters following the fifth meeting of the countries dubbed IBSA since 2003.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The move by many countries is to integrate their regional economies under programmes, such as Regional Economic Integration Communities (RECs), creating alternative trading blocks in a Free Trade Agreements, increasing inter-trade amongst countries in the South and developing initiatives such as the India, Brazil and South Africa known as the IBSA initiatives which must be encouraged and supported.


  • South Africa, India and Brazil have formed a trilateral bloc called IBSA to champion the rights and demands of developing countries and oppose the farm subsidies of rich nations.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Even before Tuesday's vote, the Obama administration was making it clear that it was not impressed with what it was seeing from the three council aspirants known as the "IBSA" countries India, Brazil, South Africa.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Brasilia was hosting Thursday the summits of the groups known as IBSA (India, Brazil and South Africa) and BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China).

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Manmohan terms IBSA "a strong moral force in today's unsettled world"

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Before the BRIC summit, there is set to be a gathering of the so - called IBSA group

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper


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