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Will Alibaba's million-job boast boost employment and sales?

Small businesses may find it hard to stand out in the flood, while costs of marketing to China may be high

Alibaba chairman Jack Ma and president Michael Evans arriving at Trump Tower for their Jan 9 meeting with Donald Trump in New York City.

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JACK Ma talked the talk when he met Donald Trump this month, promising to create a million jobs in the US by linking small businesses with Chinese online buyers. Now Michael Evans has to walk the walk.

The president of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is responsible for...

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