Will the expansion of China's economy last?
29 March 2012 Last updated at 18:24 BST
The main emerging economies have met in the Indian capital, Delhi, to look at ways of strengthening their position against Europe and the United States.
Brazil, Russia, China, India and South Africa (the Brics group) are proposing an alternative to the World Bank.
China's economy has been expanding by more than 9% every year for the best part of a decade.
John Sudworth reports.