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THE GROWING RELEVANCE OF AFRICA IN CHINESE FOREIGN POLICY: THE CASE OF PORTUGUESE SPEAKING COUNTRIES
Ana Alves1; António Vasconcelos de Saldanha2
2007
Source PublicationA Portrait of State-of-the-Art Research at the Technical University of Lisbon
Author of SourceManuel Seabra Pereira
PublisherSpringer, Dordrecht
Pages183-196
Abstract

In recent years there has been growing evidence of a renewal of the Chinese interest in Africa, not for ideological reasons, as in the past, but rather due to economic motivations. In this new framework, African Portuguese speaking countries (Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde) are interesting case studies. This paper argues that the PRC foreign policy to Africa has substituted the ideological approach by an economic one, exporting to the third world its development model. In the particular case of African Portuguese speaking countries, China strategy takes advantage of a common denominator between those countries and a Chinese territory that was formerly under Portuguese administration: Macau..

DOI10.1007/978-1-4020-5690-1
Language其他
ISBN9781402056901;9781402056895
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CollectionDEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Affiliation1.Instituto do Oriente - Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas
2.Universidade Técnica de Lisboa
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Ana Alves,António Vasconcelos de Saldanha. THE GROWING RELEVANCE OF AFRICA IN CHINESE FOREIGN POLICY: THE CASE OF PORTUGUESE SPEAKING COUNTRIES:Springer, Dordrecht,2007:183-196.
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