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Theresa May Seeks Advice From Chinese Billionaire For Post-Brexit Trade Ideas

When it comes to tackling the eye-watering challenge of cross-border trade after Brexit, Theresa May has turned to an unexpected figure to provide a little post-EU inspiration, The Guardian reports. The prime minister is said to be taking advice from one of the richest men in the world: Jack Ma, the billionaire founder of the Chinese tech giant Alibaba. Government officials admitted that May was charmed by the charismatic business leader during two meetings, first at the World Economic Forum in Davos, and then in Shanghai last week.“He’s a hugely impressive, energetic guy and the prime minister definitely enjoyed their meetings.” – Whitehall source Others told Bloomberg that the government…