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Ma coaches African entrepreneurs

Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, encouraged young African entrepreneurs and small businesses to take part in global trade on Thursday during his first visit to the continent.

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Ma stresses role of business in China-US ties

Ten prominent business leaders from China, led by Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of the Alibaba Group, and 10 from the US, led by Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and CEO of The Blackstone Group, gathered in Washington for the inaugural US-China Business Leaders Summit on Tuesday.

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Mobike eyes bike sharing in US capital

Bike-sharing giant Mobike Technology Ltd, which says ithas as many as 25 million riders a day in China, reportedly is looking to put riders on its bikes in the US capital and has put out the “Help wanted” sign in the area.

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Alibaba woos US small businesses

China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group chose Detroit, Michigan, to stage its inaugural two-day Gateway ’17 Summit, which kicked off on Tuesday and is designed to educate American small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on the Chinese market and consumer demands to ultimately help them sell to China.

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Alibaba aims to fulfill US jobs pledge

Jack Ma is acting to fulfill a promise he made to US President-elect Donald Trump: Get 1 million small- and medium-sized US businesses enrolled on his Alibaba online platforms to sell their products to China’s growing middle class and create 1 million jobs in the US.

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Xi leads delegation to Switzerland

President Xi Jinping arrived in Switzerland on Sunday for his first state visit to the country and his first meeting of the World Economic Forum, a major annual gathering of global political and corporate leaders.

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