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In other words, whilst they identify Nigeria as a NIC at the semi-periphery of the global economy, they stress its continued reliance upon the export of raw materials. Nigeria is clearly not located in the NIDL in the sense described by Chossudovsky, but rather is a provider of fossil fuels subject to cyclical demands. The 'petroleum proletariat' is therefore only in a position to realise its strategic potential when the oil price is high and the effects of the strong demand for oil have reverberated throughout the rest of the economy soaking up alternative surplus labour.
Comprador relations which developed in China historically re-emerge in a new form within the network of China's state bureaucratic and party apparatus. e. 'special economic zones' and 'trading areas') along China's coast-line according to a new system of extraterritorial rights, constitute the essential features of the CCP Central Committee's 'open door policy'. The liberalisation of foreign trade was initiated in 1978. The following year, the National People's Congress (NPC) gave special rights in foreign trade to the two Southern provinces of Guangdong and Fujian thereby approving the formation of China's 'special economic zones', a modern blend of extra-territoriality combining China's colonial tradition with South East Asia's export platforms (free trade export processing zones).
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