Qatar provides a magic carpet to Brazil for Ali Baba

Alibaba Group’s logistics arm, Cainiao Network has partnered with Qatar Airways Cargo in a weekly charter flight from Hong Kong to São Paulo, Brazil, one of its fastest growing e-commerce destinations in Latin America. The first chartered Boeing 777 freighter departed Hong Kong Airport on 5 March, headed for São Paulo ‘s Guarulhos Airport with a tech stop in Doha. Cainiao’s chief strategist and general manager for export logistics, William Xiong, said: ... [+]

…and signs Alibaba deal

Emirates SkyCargo has signed a memorandum of understanding with the logistics arm of the Alibaba Group, Cainiao to develop Dubai as one of its planned six global hubs. Cainiao and the airline will work closely to manage e-commerce shipments in the Middle East and other neighbouring regions through Dubai. Cainiao’s ... [+]

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