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OLIVEIRA, Amâncio Jorge Nunes de; ONUKI, Janina  and  OLIVEIRA, Emmanuel de. South-South coalitions and multilateralism: India, Brazil and South Africa. Contexto int. [online]. 2006, vol.28, n.2, pp.465-504. ISSN 1982-0240.  https://doi.org/10.1590/S0102-85292006000200004.

This article seeks to analyze the reasons that stimulate the multilateral trade negotiations. The purpose is going to contribute for the comprehension about the basis (domestic and international) in the constitution of international coalitions, in the new context of the multilateral agenda. The international coalitions constitution trial has occupied central paper in the dynamic one of the multilateral and regional negotiations, in particular in what plays to the perspectives of the balance of forces center-periphery of the international system. The new thematic challenges about international trade and development introduce new studies about the international coalitions and alliances on the South level. This article analyzes the convergence and divergence of commercial interests between Brazil, India and Africa of the South, inside the chart of broader political-strategic interests, showing that the merely commercial aspects do not give to count of explain the kinds of alignments that are produced in the interior of the arena multilateral of commerce.

Keywords : Coalitions; Multilateralism; South-South Cooperation; World Trade Organization (WTO).

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