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Year 12 – BRICS and MINTS

The BRIC and MINT countries both came up during discussion today when we talked about the poltical, economic, technological and cultural effects of globalisation.

The BRICs were the original emerging economic giants, but a few of them are struggling to live up to expectations at present.

The MINTs are the new kids on the bloc (according to Prof Jim O’Neil who coined both acronyms).

The BBC radio programmes on the MINTs are worth a listen.

Remember to complete your globalisation definition homework for Tuesday