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By Rhod Mackenzie

Germany's position as an industrial superpower may be at risk due to competition from the United States, declining interest in German goods in China, and an energy crisis caused by the lack of inexpensive Russian gas supplies. Bloomberg published this forecast on February 10th.

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Magnitogorsk, in the Ural mountains, was developed as a symbol of Soviet industrial might and its capacity for economic modernization. Today, a new, 75 billion-ruble (roughly $840 million) coking plant in the steel town is being built by a Chinese engineering giant and hundreds of Chinese workers.

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By Aleksei Kuznetsov

The nations of BRICS have repeatedly called for the enhancement of their role and status within the current global financial system, which was long overdue. In this vein, the declaration of the 11th Brazil Summit held in November 2019 expressed disappointment of BRICS leaders...