Jack Ma, the founder of China s tech giant Alibaba, on Tuesday met with President-elect Donald Trump to talk about creating one million jobs in the United States in five years.The Labor Department of America data showed that the country s non-farm employment was at 145.3 million, the New York Times reported in January.
We specifically talked about supporting one million small businesses, especially in the Midwest of America.
Small businesses on the platform selling products – agriculture products and American services – to China and Asia, because we re pretty big in Asia, Ma told reporters.Trump said that they had a great meeting and that Jack and I are going to do great things.
However, Trump, someone who Chinese netizens say runs the country on Twitter , did not tweet about Jack Ma s visit.
In early December last year, Japanese business mogul Masayoshi Son met Trump, who posted on his Twitter account that Masa SoftBank of Japan has agreed to invest USD 50 billion in the U.S toward businesses and 50,000 new jobs… Screenshot from Trump s TwitterAlibaba s online shopping platform Taobao was back on the U.S. Trade Representative s blacklist following complaints of the sale of counterfeit and pirated goods on Taobao in late December 2016.In Weibo, China s prominent social media platform, a news post about the meet-up of Jack Ma and Donald Trump saw 3,385 comments.
AllChinaTech handpicked some of the sharpest of these comments.Jack Ma and Trump talked about creating an astonishing one million new jobs.