Think Global's David Thomas analyses the Russian consumer in his ongoing look at BRIC economies.

HSBC have predicted that China will take over the US as the world's leading trading nation by 2016.

Victoria's premier Ted Baillieu is leading the state's largest ever trade mission to India this week. 220 companies will accompany the premier with the intention of boosting Victoria's two way trade with the country.

David Thomas shares his thoughts on working with BRIC nations in his latest blog post.

The Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu will lead an extensive trade mission to India in late February 2012. The Super Trade Mission to India aims to engage with one of the world's fastest growing economies.

It is now exactly 10 years since Jim O’Neill, then the newly appointed Head of Economic Research at Goldman Sachs wrote a research paper "Dreaming with BRICs" in which he predicted that the global economy in the coming decades would be propelled by the growth of four populous and economically ambitious countries: Brazil, Russia, India and China, and famously coined the acronym "BRIC".

Sydney-based company Laservision has won the contract to produce a large scale, multimedia attraction in south western India for a religious centre.

How is Australia courting Indian students and the Indian investment sector two years on from a wave of violence which diminished Indian student numbers?

Australian and Indian politicians have met to set mutual key priorities for cooperating in education and training at the inaugural meeting of the Australia-India Education Council (AIEC) in New Delhi.

A rise in visitors from China and India has failed to buoy Australia’s tourism industry, with recent events in Japan blamed for an overall slump in overseas departures and arrivals.