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By: Karen A. Newman
Posted: November 3, 2008, from the November 2008 issue of GCI Magazine.
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Finally, as we readied this issue for the printer’s press, global economic news crashed around us like breaking glass. Credit is tightening and exports are slowing for the four countries that have shown great promise in recent years as emerging economic heavyweights: Brazil, Russia, India and China, known as BRIC. Recent events put our feature, “BRIC: Promises and Caveats,” by Euromonitor’s Irina Barbalova, into an altered context.
Nevertheless, enjoy the issue. When you’ve finished, you can always wrestle your favorite canine companion into the tub for a pampering scrub. As always, I hope we’ve opened doors, turned on lights and shaken loose a few cobwebs to get you thinking in new ways.