The BRICS sherpas on Monday agreed to take the Xiamen Summit as a new starting point, and renew the commitment to work even harder for another "Golden Decade" of BRICS cooperation.
The pledge came as the fifth BRICS sherpa's meeting was held on Monday in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province.
The meeting was chaired by Li Baodong, sherpa for BRICS affairs and vice foreign minister of China, and attended by sherpas of BRICS countries and representatives of the New Development Bank.
Participants in the meeting reviewed the progress of BRICS cooperation in key areas such as trade, finance and politics this year.
BRICS Xiamen Summit was held in China's eastern coastal city of Xiamen in Fujian Province from Sept. 3 to 5.
BRICS groups Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. China holds the BRICS presidency this year, and South Africa will hold the presidency next year.