HONG KONG - Alibaba.com, China's largest e-commerce site operator, said on Tuesday that it sees very limited growth potential between the final quarter of 2009 and the first quarter of 2010.

The company did not give details on the type of growth expected.

Alibaba was also looking for further partnerships in the United States to expand its user base, company executives said on a conference call to discuss the company's latest quarterly results. (Reporting by Melanie Lee; writing by Doug Young; Editing by Chris Lewis)