The April teleconference of the BRICS Business Council was held at 18:00pm (Standard Beijing Time) on April 26, 2017. The meeting was hosted by Mr. XU Chao, Secretary General of China BRICS Business Council, and also attended by Ms. Silvia Menicucci from CNI of Brazil, Ms. Elena Gaiazova from CCI of Russia, Mr. Naveen Kapur from Apollo Tyres Ltd. of India, and Ms. Hannah Millar from Sekunjalo Investment Limited of South Africa.
The meeting fully discussed a series of topics including the eight key deliverables, three major activities of the Council this year, and the general structure and timetable of the Annual Report to be submitted to the BRICS Heads of State at Xiamen Summit.
BRICS Business Council holds a teleconference every month since its establishment in March 2013. The monthly teleconference is an effective working mechanism that facilitates work of the Council, ensures information sharing, and cements friendship among BRICS business communities.