|Advanced Info Service||AVIFY||Telecom||Wireless|
|Airports of Thailand||AIPUY||Transportation||Airports|
|Bangkok Dusit Medical Services||BDUUF||Health||Services|
|Bank of Ayudhya||BKAYY||Finance||Bank|
|BTS Group||BTSGY||Conglomerate||Trasit, Property, Media|
|Charoen Pokphand Foods||CPOKY||Consumer||Feed|
|Intouch (Shin)||SHNZY||Conglomerate||Mobile, Media, Aviation|
|iShares MSCI Thailand Capped||THD||Fund||ETF|
|Krung Thai Bank||KGTFY||Finance||Bank|
|Market Vectors Vietnam||VNM||Fund||ETF|
|Pruksa Real Estate||PKREY||Real Estate||Developer|
|PTT Exploration and Production||PEXNY||Energy||Oil|
|PTT Global Chemical||PCHUY||Energy||Oil|
|Robinson Department Store||RDSPY||Consumer||Retail|
|Siam Commercial Bank||SMUUY||Finance||Bank|
|Siam Makro||SMKUY||Consumer||Discount Stores|
|Thai Oil||TOIPY||Energy||Oil Refining|
|Thai Tap Water Supply||TTAPY||Utility||Water|
|Thai Union Frozen Products||TUFBY||Consumer||Seafood Exports|
↑= top brand (rank) | *= recent IPO, non-reverse-merger
BRIC (typically rendered as “the BRICs” or “the BRIC countries” or known as the “Big Four”) is a grouping acronym that refers to the countries of Brazil, Russia, India, and China that are deemed to all be at a similar stage of newly advanced economic development. The four countries, combined, currently account for more than a quarter of the world's land area and more than 40% of the world's population. Some economists believe the economic potential of Brazil, Russia, India, and China is such that they could become among the four most dominant economies by the year 2050.
The acronym was coined by Jim O’Neill of Goldman Sachs in a 2001 paper entitled “The World Needs Better Economic BRICs”.
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