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Russia sees the extension of a mandate to keep international military presence in Afghanistan as counterproductive.
The rising black middle class has about R400 billion to spend, says a new study.
Hundreds of people turned up outside the parliament to protest against the measure.
BRICS-Africa trade is set to increase more than threefold, from $150 billion in 2010 to $530 billion in 2015.
Trade between the two countries stood at $220.63 billion in 2011.
The Commission points out that China invested $65.1 billion in clean energy last year.
The pipeline will enable the export of 21.5 million cubic metres of Iranian natural gas per day to Pakistan.
BRICS need to call Washington's bluff on Iran and develop alternatives to US-dominated mechanisms in settling global issues.
China's direct economic losses from the earthquake exceeded one trillion yuan.
Syria also want Russia to participate in the country’s reconstruction after the settlement of the Syrian crisis.