By AAT Comment News BRIC Nations? MINT Countries? Where are the economic powers? 4 Jul 2014 The acronym BRIC refers to the emerging (or emerged) markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China. It was made famous by Goldman Sachs economist Jim O’Neill over ten years ago. We developed this infographic with some top line stats about the BRIC countries. The MINT nations are predicted to be next economic powerhouses, largely thanks to their young populations, their geographic positioning and the fact that they are all commodity producers. What do you think? Why not comment below and let us know your thoughts on the BRIC and MINT countries. AAT Comment offers news and opinion on the world of business and finance from the Association of Accounting Technicians.