The kings of business in Africa
“In September, China will wake up. We will then have a window of opportunity until January, before the Chinese New Year festivities, which will again slow the economy for a month. or two”, wants to believe Sanjeev Gadhia, who was speaking on June 30 in Cape Town, during the AviaDev Africa conference.
Like many players in international trade, the founder of Astral Aviation, the Kenyan specialist in cargo aviation, is impatient with the closure of the Asian giant and the slowdown in its production aircraft, which are hampering its activity in the direction of ‘Hong Kong, of Shanghai or Beijing. However, this did not prevent the 100% cargo company from transporting more than 70,000 tonnes of freight in 2021 and more than 30,000 in the first half of 2022. It is thus slightly ahead of its compatriot Kenya Airways, which displays nearly 64,000 tonnes transported in 2021.
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