This excerpt taken from the GSK 20-F filed Feb 29, 2008.
Seizing global opportunities
Globalisation is an increasingly important factor in the business landscape. In the past, we have derived most of our growth from the established economies of the USA, Europe and Japan. Countries such as Brazil, Russia, India and China often known as the BRIC markets have large populations. They are increasingly able to afford good quality healthcare, opening up significant new markets which will be important future growth areas for GSK.
Investing in our people