DJAI. Spanish term for the argentinian Sworn anticipated imports statement.
What the hell is that? Pretty simple, in fact. The government wants to know what are you going to import in the next few months. This is ill advised on many levels, prone to corruption, collusion and inside trading; it got the angry smiley of the MERCOSUR.
The Russian Federation puts up so many chinese walls to dairy products and livestock that it got nonsensical. They ask for the moon just not to say no.
That´s two examples of how not to make friends. The macro numbers of both countries are quite worrisome and far from their true potential. Not as much because of the rampant bribery but the realization that reciprocity happens.
ALBA and BRICS aren´t specially interested into a rupture of the international scheme but their strategy doesn´t seem to bring them enough benefits. They can´t maintain the bunker policy forever as this stance makes the politic cost too high.