The estimated value of goods sold on Alibaba last year, everything from consumer staples to cement and aluminium, was US$180 billion. Photo: Reuters

Alibaba keen not to repeat Facebook's error in any IPO

The online retail operator wants to make sure any IPO is at a price that will not immediately crash by half, as Facebook's did, a source says

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The estimated value of goods sold on Alibaba last year, everything from consumer staples to cement and aluminium, was US$180 billion. Photo: Reuters
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