A delivery man on an electric bike in Shanghai. Photo: AFP
Zhang Shidong
Opinion

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Across The Border by Zhang Shidong

Why are China’s courier service firms not benefiting from Alibaba’s bonanza?

China’s parcel delivery firms have underperformed e-commerce giants this year because of the pressure to keep prices low. But the price war that has hamstrung the courier companies may finally be coming to an end

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A delivery man on an electric bike in Shanghai. Photo: AFP
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