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Xi says China will give $76 mln for BRICS cooperation plan

BEIJING, Sept 4 (Reuters) - China will provide 500 million yuan ($76.4 million) for a BRICS economic and technology cooperation plan, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday.

Xi also told a plenary session at a BRICS leaders' summit in the southeastern Chinese city of Xiamen that China would give $4 million for projects at the BRICS countries' New Development Bank.

($1 = 6.5490 Chinese yuan) (Reporting by Michael Martina and Yawen Chen; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)