Global Sources revenues in the quarter were US$61 million, a year-on-year decrease of 8.0%.  Net profit attributable to shareholders was US$17 million in the period, a jump of 73% from 2012.

Global Sources’ exhibitions business expanded to become its largest business segment during the quarter.  Revenues were up 9.1% to US$33 million, or 54% of total revenues. Online business accounted for 37% of total revenues, which amounted to US$23 million or a drop of 25% from last year.  Revenues from print services were down 19% to US$3.5 million and accounted for 5.7% of total revenues.

Source: Business Strategies Group, Hong Kong –