President-elect Donald Trump said he had a “great meeting” with Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma on Monday, when they discussed 1 million new U.S. jobs.
According to CNBC news 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.”