Find out everything you need to know about bric investments here!

If you're interested in investing in the financial markets, BRIC investments are one area that needs to be seriously considered. Accounting for over 25 per cent of the world's economic output and 40 per cent its population, the BRIC countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China represent a glorious chance to make some fast cash.

If you're a novice in the markets, we strongly recommend that you speak to an financial adviser before investing any of your hard earned money in the BRIC countries. With solid advice and a well thought out strategy for BRIC investments, the potential rewards are awesome.

We have all the crucial statistics that you need for to know before dipping into these rapidly expanding markets here.


  • Population: 195 million
  • Monetary unit: 1 real = 100 centavos
  • Major exports: Coffee, agricultural products, manufactured goods, iron ore
  • GNI per capita: $8,040
  • Interest rate: 12 per cent


  • Population: 140 million
  • Monetary unit: 1 rouble = 100 kopecks
  • Major exports: Oil, gas, wood, metals, chemicals and military equipment
  • GNI per capita: $9,370
  • Interest rate: 8.25 per cent


  • Population: 1.2 billion
  • Monetary unit: 1 rupee = 100 paise
  • Major exports: agricultural products, textile products, jewellery and software services
  • GNI per capita: $1,180
  • Interest rate: 7.25 per cent


  • Population: 1.35 billion
  • Monetary unit: 1 renminbi = 100 fen
  • Major exports: manufactured goods, textile products, garments, electronic goods and weapons
  • GNI per capita: $3,590
  • Interest rate: 6.56 per cent





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