Trump hails Alibaba boss after meeting
jamuna news desk: US President-elect Donald Trump has held what he said was a "great meeting" in New York with Jack Ma, chairman of the e-commerce site Alibaba.
After the meeting Mr Ma said that both had agreed that US-China relations "should be strengthened, should be more friendly and do better".
Mr Ma said he would help US businesses create a million new jobs by using his website to sell to China.
During his campaign Mr Trump threatened to place tariffs on Chinese imports.
"Jack and I are going to do some great things," Mr Trump told reporters gathering in the Trump Tower lobby as the two emerged from the lift together.
Calling the future US president "smart" and "open-minded", Mr Ma described his company's plan to attract one million small US businesses to its platform in order to sell goods to Chinese consumers.