In 2012, Hu Jintao, then president of China and head of Paramount, called the BRICS a defender and promoter of developing countries and a force for world peace.  Western analysts have highlighted possible divisions and weaknesses in the grouping, including significant economic instability Divergences between members on UN Security Council reform and disputes between India and China over territorial issues.  On 19 May 2016, as part of the St. Petersburg International Law Forum, the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Competition Law and BRICS policies (the Memorandum) was signed. In order to extend indefinitely the validity of the memorandum, THE FAS Russia has drawn up a statement from the leaders of the BRICS competition authorities which, despite restrictive measures imposed worldwide to prevent the spread of COVID-19, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the Russian embassies in Brazil, India , in China and South Africa, was immediately agreed and signed by the leaders of the BRICS competition authorities. The BRICS Reserve Arrangement (CRA) is a framework for protecting against global liquidity pressures.    These include monetary problems in which members` national currencies are affected by global financial pressure.   It is noted that emerging economies, which have experienced rapid economic liberalization, have experienced increased economic volatility, leading to an uncertain macroeconomic environment.  The rating agency is generally seen as a competitor to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and is seen with the New Development Bank as an example of strengthening South-South cooperation.  It was founded in 2015 by the BRICS COUNTRY.
The legal basis is the contract for the establishment of a BRICS reserve agreement signed in Fortaleza (Brazil) on 15 July 2014. With its inaugural meetings of the CRA BRICS Council on 4 September 2015 in Ankara, Turkey, it came into force after ratification by all BRICS, announced at the 7th BRICS summit in July 2015. With regard to the DBA, India has 88 DBA in force, including agreements with all BRICS and EAEU members, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, but has not signed China`s Belt-Road initiative. FORUM BRICS, an independent international organization promoting trade, political and cultural cooperation between the BRICS, was established in 2011.  In June 2012, the BRICS committed $75 billion to strengthen the lending power of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). However, this credit was conditioned by the vote on IMF reforms.  At the end of March 2013, at the fifth BRICS summit in Durban, South Africa, member states agreed on the creation of a global financial institution to compete with the Western-dominated IMF and the World Bank.  At the end of the summit, the BRICS indicated that it wanted to conclude the agreements for this new development bank by 2014.  However, disputes over load allocation and location have slowed down agreements. There are currently two components that make up the financial architecture of the BRICS, namely the New Development Bank (NDB), or sometimes called BRICS Development Bank, and the Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA).