In its latest update on Internet usage in China, the Chinese Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) has reported that there are now 162 million users in China of which 122 million have Broadband access.  44.3 million people in China are accessing the Internet via mobile phone.

According to the China Tech Story blog’s report on the data, “Only 15% of net users search jobs online.  25.5% make online purchases. There are merely 3.9% make online travel reservations”.   It suggests, though, that almost 20% of internet users trade stocks online. Source: CNNIC report, China Tech Story – Strategies Group, Hong Kong  www.bsgasia.com

BIIA Newsletter July – 2007 Issue