@ Alibaba.com's Helm

Warner, Fara
November 2007
Forbes Asia;11/26/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 20, p22
The article reports that business-to-business Internet portal Alibaba.com is the latest hot stock ticket in China, zooming to a valuation of $22 billion in opening trading on November 6, 2007, just short of Google's opening day value of $27 billion. According to David Wei, chief executive of Alibaba.com, China is the world's factory. That is what will make Alibaba successful, because this is where most buyers think of finding a manufacturer.


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