Global Sources

Global Sources is a Hong Kong-based B2B media company facilitating trade between China and the world through English language media.

Global Sources is a Hong-Kong based business-to-business (B2B) media company that facilitates trade between Greater China and the world.

It provides sourcing information to volume buyers and integrated marketing services to suppliers. A wide range of media is used to connect suppliers and buyers worldwide — online portals, magazines, research reports, and trade fairs.

Global Sources delivers information on 4.3 million products and more than 196,000 suppliers annually through 14 online marketplaces, 13 monthly magazines, over 100 sourcing research reports and 10 specialized trade shows which run 32 times a year across nine cities.

Suppliers receive more than 43 million sales leads annually from buyers through Manufacturers: Global Sources alone. Wal-mart, Best Buy, Samsung and Carrefour are among the buyers that make use of the company's trade services.

Founders:  Merle Allan Hinrichs