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Companies to spend over $900m on Thai fruit amid Alibaba food fight

China's archrival e-tailers target fresh produce as new source of growth

Harvesting durians in Thailand's Chanthaburi Province: intends to import large quantities of the popular fruit.

DALIAN --, China's second-largest online retailer, plans to invest about 6.5 billion yuan ($965.8 million) in Thailand over the next three years to boost its fresh food business.

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