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Jack Ma

Jack Ma Yun, born in 1964, is a famous Chinese Internet entrepreneur and founder of Alibaba, Taobao and Alipay, three of China's leading e-commerce firms. 

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Jack Ma, founder and chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba, addresses the opening session of the Global Bloomberg Business Forum on Wednesday in New York City. Photo: AFP

Manufacturing no longer main driver for jobs, Jack Ma says

Alibaba Group Chairman Jack Ma, who wooed US President Donald Trump earlier this year with a pledge to help create one million new jobs in the United States by 2021, said people should stop looking to manufacturing to drive economic growth.