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Yamato teams up with to deliver goods across China

Japanese parcel courier forming alliances instead of building own networks abroad

Yamato's home delivery service was limited to a just few areas in China, like Shanghai.

TOKYO -- Yamato Holdings will partner with Chinese e-commerce giant to ship products from Japanese retailers throughout China starting in 2018, likely boosting Japanese online sales there. is China's second-largest internet retailer, after Alibaba Group Holding, and operates a nationwide delivery network.

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