The C summit opens in the Chinese coastal city of Xiamen. With its influence growing during the past decade, BRICS is seeking to expand its role in global governance and the world economic order, and to strengthen multilateral trade with a greater number of emerging economies. What further potential for cooperation can be tapped in the coming decade? Can “BRICS Plus” provide an opportunity and platform for other economies to grow together? And what alternative can BRICS continue to offer to a world of rising anti-globalization, protectionism, populism and isolationism?