Beyond Sinotrans: China's Distribution Infrastructure

Gates, Robert
July 2001
China Business Review;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p14
Academic Journal
Assesses the distribution infrastructure in China. National distribution services by China National Foreign Trade Transportation Corp.; Companies involved in rail cargo transport; Prediction on the air cargo sector. INSET: The Express Courier Market Shapes Up.


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