In order to change that, your enhanced engagement programme must be conducted with care, conciliating individual attention but still considering the five nations as a group*.
The Brazilian authorities, for instance, would feel much more comfortable joining OECD in the company of India and South Africa.
—Gitânio Fortes, Folha de S.Paulo, Brazil
*Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, South Africa, see www.oecd.org/accession
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