Logistics company leads way

China welding Africa's markets together

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks at a news conference at State House in Nairobi on May 11 after signing an agreement on a project that will link railways in five East African countries. © Reuters

KEN MORIYASU, Nikkei staff writer

DALIAN, China -- A Chinese logistics company is laying the foundations for a pan-African delivery network, envisioning a day when it will be able to forward merchandise from anywhere to anywhere on the vast continent. It will primarily serve the many Chinese companies that have entered African marke...