Multipolarity and Connectivity
An Expert Discussion Dedicated to the Financial Settlements of the BRICS Countries. Speakers
Valdai Club Conference Hall, Tsvetnoy Boulevard 16/1, Moscow, Russia

On March 18, the Valdai Club hosted an expert discussion dedicated to the financial settlements of the BRICS countries.


  • Paulo Nogueira Batista Jr., Vice President of the New Development Bank (NDB) (2015-2017), Executive Director at the IMF (2007-2015)

  • John Gong, Vice-President for Research and Strategy at the Israeli branch of the University of International Business and Economics, Expert at China Forum

  • Arvind Gupta, Head and Co-Founder of Digital India Foundation

  • Ibrahim Karsany, Economic Consultant, Dubai Public Policy Research Centre


  • Ivan Timofeev, Programme Director of the Valdai Discussion Club.