The business interests were listed by country, considering the inputs of the six working groups of BBC, as following:


  • Bioceanic Railway  Corridor  Paranaguá  –  Antofagasta  [Brazil,  Argentina, Chile, Paraguay];
  • Northeast access to Amazon River [Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru];
  • Road Connection Foz do Iguaçu – Ciudad del Este – Asunción – Clorinda [Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay];
  • Navigation improvement in the Plata River Basin [Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay];
  • Transoceanic Corridor Brazil – Peru [Brazil, Peru];
  • São Luiz do Tapajós Hydro Power Plant [Brazil];
  • TCP terminal in Paranaguá Port [Brazil];
  • Lucas-Campinorte Railway [Brazil];
  • Rio de Janeiro-São Paulo High Speed Railway [Brazil];
  • Madeira Amazonas Logistic Corridor [Brazil];
  • Santarém – Tapajós Logistic Corridor [Brazil];
  • Tocantins Logistic Corridor [Brazil];
  • East-West Logistic Corridor [Brazil];
  • The equipment  transportation  and  logistics  opportunities  in  the  wind power projects [Brazil];


  • Moscow – Kazan High Speed Railway Project as a part of Eurasian high- speed transport corridor Moscow – Beijing [Russia, China and others];
  • The project of Trans-Eurasian Belt “Razvitie” (“Development”).


  • The project of Bank of China establishing branch in Mumbai [India];
  • Mysore-Bangalore-Chennai railway project [India];
  • The six-lane road and bridge project in Bihar [India];
  • Electronics sector (Opportunities exist in setting up of electronics manufacturing clusters, semiconductor wafer fabrication (FAB), electronic components, semiconductor design, telecom products, and industrial/ consumer electronics) [India];
  • Capital Goods (Some of the prominent capital goods produced in India include heavy electrical machinery, textile machinery, machine tools, earthmoving and construction equipment including mining equipment, road construction equipment, printing machinery, dairy machinery, industrial refrigeration, and industrial furn Given the growth prospects of the Indian economy, the demand for capital goods is expected to be further enhanced. Investors from BRICS nations can invest directly in the capital goods sector to not only cater to the domestic market but also export overseas) [India];
  • Industrial Corridors & Smart Cities (The Government of India in order to boost manufacturing sector, intends to develop industrial corridors and smart cities for providing infrastructure based on modern technology with high-speed communication. The Government has conceptualized five industrial and economic corridors and all are at different stages of implementatio The corridors are – Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC); Bengaluru-Mumbai Economic Corridor (BMEC); Chennai-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor (CBIC); Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor (VCIC) and Amritsar-Kolkata Industrial Corridor (AKIC). These projects across India offer foreign investors tremendous potential. BRICS countries experienced in developing such dedicated industrial corridors could take advantage in developing such world-class corridors and cities [India];
  • Ports (Increasing trade activities and rising cargo traffic is putting pressure on the existing ports in In India today is keen to see private participation in port infrastructure development. The existing ports are at the same time investing on improving their draft depth. There is also enhanced focus on the development of terminals that deal with a particular type of cargo, for e.g. LNG. India plans to create port capacity of around 3200 MMT to handle the expected traffic of about 2500 MMT by 2020. Opportunities exist in port development, port support services (operation and maintenance services such as pilotage, dredging, harbouring and provision of marine assets such as barges and dredgers), and ship repair facilities in ports (demand for ship repair services will increase, providing opportunities to build new dry docks and set up ancillary repair facilities) [India];
  • Renewables (India has embarked on a major program for developing renewable energy sources within the cou BRICS countries have already made significant progress in harnessing renewable energy. Experienced investors from other BRICS member countries could help in attaining India’s objective to be less dependent on fossil fuels, and utilizing clean energy to its maximum, and working towards sustainable growth) [India].


  • “The Silk  Road  Economic  Belt  and  21st  Century  Maritime  Silk  Road” National Initiative (One Belt and One Road). [China and other countries].

South Africa

  • The PIDA  priority  projects  and  particularly  the  North-South  Corridor development [South Africa];
  • Clean Coal and Renewable Energy Projects [South Africa];
  • Development of the Marine Economy [South Africa];
  • Deepening manufacturing in targeted sectors identified in South Africa’s Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) [South Africa];
  • Improving maritime connectivity with BRICS countries [South Africa];
  • Increasing the connectivity of the regional freight system [South Africa];
  • The investment  and  equipment  transportation  opportunities  in  nuclear power projects [South Africa];
  • The equipment  transportation  and  logistics  opportunities  in  the  wind power projects [South Africa];
  • The project of rebuilding the old Durban airport to a large sea port [South Africa];
  • The THABAMETSI coal power plant project [South Africa];
  • Durban-Johannesburg high speed railway project [South Africa];
  • Free State N8 Corridor project [South Africa].


  • Hydro Power and Nuclear power plants construction;
  • Mobile sea and river harbor construction on unimproved shore;
  • Cooperation in aviation industry.