Jack Ma, executive chairman of Alibaba Group, and Rwandan President Paul Kagame jointly unveil the plaque of Alibaba's Electronic World Trade Platform (EWTP) at the launching ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda, Oct. 31, 2018. Photo: Xinhua

Rwanda joins Alibaba-led electronic world trade platform amid US-China trade war

  • Platform provides small and medium enterprises with infrastructure such as cloud computing, mobile payments and logistics to trade electronically
  • Alibaba’s move to open up free trade electronically comes amid an escalating US-China trade war, with billions of dollars in tariffs slapped on goods
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Jack Ma, executive chairman of Alibaba Group, and Rwandan President Paul Kagame jointly unveil the plaque of Alibaba's Electronic World Trade Platform (EWTP) at the launching ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda, Oct. 31, 2018. Photo: Xinhua
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