Chinese Factory Tries to Sell Trucks to Wary Ugandans

A Chinese company has plans to build Uganda’s first auto manufacturing plant, a move that could boost industry in a country that has always relied on more expensive imports. But carmaker Foton must first overcome Ugandans’ profound suspicion of Chinese products.

African roads have traditionally been plied by second-hand cars, some in appalling condition. But a Chinese company, Foton, has set out to change that. Earlier this month, the company announced that it would be building a new …

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