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Geography links for the week ending 18th January

  • It looks like country that puts the I in the MINTs (Indonesia) is currently on course to grow and develop over the next few years if their current President keeps on reforming.
  • If the UK wants to avoid oil and gas price hikes in the future we need to recognise the importance of wind…. From the organisation that promotes wind power….

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