Alibaba, Russian tech firm announce partnership: statement

Breaking News September 11, 2018 15:17

By Agence France-Presse
Vladivostok, Russia

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and Russian technology group on Tuesday announced an agreement to launch a joint venture in Russia and former Soviet countries.

The two groups, along with the Russian sovereign wealth fund and telecom operator MegaFon, announced the creation of "a new strategic partnership to integrate Russia's key consumer internet and e-commerce platforms and launch a leading social commerce joint venture in Russia and the CIS."

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