China’s integrated B2B e-commerce market size reached RMB 2.05 billion (US$255 million) in 2005, up 55% from 2004, according to Analysis International, an internet-based business information provider.  Although many new B2B service providers have recently emerged in the Chinese market, they currently pose no threat to the Big Three – Alibaba.com, HC 360.com and Global Sources, Analysis International suggested in its report (Source: Business Strategies Group, Hong Kong – a co-founder member of BIIA).

BIIA Newsletter April – 2006 Issue