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Alibaba Opens Its B2B Platform to US Businesses

On July 23, Alibaba announced it will open its business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce platform, Alibaba.com, to US small business to sell globally. The global B2B e-commerce market is $23.9 trillion, six times larger than B2C e-commerce, according to the US International Trade Commission. Alibaba.com will co-sponsor a national tour of local “Build Up” events to support small and medium-sized businesses.