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September 19, 2013

FedEx Trade Networks Reinforces Commitment to India With Launch of Innovative Direct Priority Ocean Solutions

MUMBAI, September 19, 2013—FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding arm of global shipping giant FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), announced today the launch of its FedEx International Direct Priority OceanSM service in India.

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August 12, 2013

FedEx Joins Forces with Café Coffee Day to Launch Rakhi Offer

 MUMBAI, India, Aug 12, 2013—FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, is joining forces with the coffee  shop chain Café Coffee Day (CCD) to launch the traditional Rakhi offer.  The offer enables a sister to win an opportunity to meet up with her “true brother” (biological or spiritual) anywhere in the world, by just shipping a Rakhi to him using FedEx and by participating in the contest.   

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July 19, 2013

Karan Johar Presents “FedEx International Student of the Year” Award

 MUMBAI, June 27, 2013 — FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced the winner of the ‘FedEx International Student of the Year’ contest.  Anurag Das from Pune was handed the award by the Bollywood director Karan Johar at a ceremony in Mumbai.  He emerged as the winner from a competitive field of 5,000 students.

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June 20, 2013

FedEx unveils strategic acquisition deal in Southern Africa

Brussels and Johannesburg, June 20, 2013 - FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today that it has completed the first stage of a strategic acquisition by signing agreements to acquire the businesses operated by its current service provider Supaswift (Pty) Ltd. in South Africa and four other countries, including Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland and Zambia, and is also in discussions to acquire Supaswift’s businesses in Botswana and Namibia.

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May 23, 2013

FedEx Invites Mumbai to Donate Packaged Drinking Water to Drought-Affected Villages in Maharashtra

MUMBAI, May 23, 2013 — FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, in association with the Times Foundation, today launched the ‘Donate Water’ initiative in Mumbai.  This charitable initiative asks Mumbai residents to donate packaged drinking water on 24th and 25th of May.

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April 4, 2013

FedEx Express Launches Ship Site Program in India

           Mumbai, April 4, 2013 — FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced the launch of its Ship Site program in India—a business building alliance offering increased access points to experience an even faster, easier and more convenient way to send shipments. The first alliance in the program is with the Bangalore-based printing chain Printo.

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February 6, 2013

FedEx Express ranked among the top three companies to work for in the UAE by Great Place to Work® Institute

DUBAI, U.A.E., February 6, 2013 – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), announced today that it has been officially recognized as one of the top three companies to work for in the UAE by Great Place to Work Institute, a global research and management consultancy.  The ranking of the nation’s 15 best employers is based on the confidential feedback of employees and an audit of management practices.

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November 6, 2012

FedEx Express opens new facility in Dubai to meet increased shipping demand

Dubai, U.A.E., 6 November, 2012 - FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, is further increasing its presence in the U.A.E. and expanding its commercial footprint in Dubai. The new facility in Al Garhoud was officially inaugurated today by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum - President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline & Group, along with Mr. Gerald P.

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