Christopher Torchia

Government, Business

Putin, Xi at BRICS Summit Expected to Take Aim at US Tariffs

Chinese President Xi Jinping Chinese President Xi Jinping (center) at an official welcoming ceremony in Pretoria, South Africa, on July 24. (Themba Hadebe/AP)

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping and other leaders of the BRICS emerging economies are gathering in South Africa for a summit likely to feature criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump’s wave of tariffs on foreign goods.

Christopher Torchia | Associated Press
July 24, 2018