Asia’s richest man, Jack Ma meets with Donald Trump on plans to create 1million jobs in US (photo)

p

Asia’s richest man, Jack Ma, the billionaire founder and executive chairman of the Alibaba Group met with Donald Trump on Monday to discuss plans for creating “one million” jobs in the U.S. through the company’s e-commerce platform.

“Jack plans to share how Alibaba will create 1 million U.S. jobs by enabling 1 million small businesses to sell American goods to China and Asian consumers on the Alibaba platform,” Brion Tingler, head of external affairs at Alibaba, said in a statement after
the meeting.

Trump praised Ma after the meeting as a “great, great entrepreneur and one of the best in the world.”

“We had a great meeting,” Trump told the press pool at Trump Tower. “It’s jobs. You just saw what happened with Fiat where they’re going to build a massive plant in Michigan. And we’re very happy. And Jack and I are going to do some great things.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s