Global Sources launches integrated, multi-channel offerings for three fast-growing export sectors

Solar & Energy Saving Products, Medical Products & Supplies and In-Car Electronics & GPS now served by online marketplaces, e-magazines and print magazines for trade shows

Oct 26, 2010, 03:15 ET from Global Sources

HONG KONG, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Global Sources (Nasdaq: GSOL) (http://www.globalsources.com ) has launched new verticals for Solar & Energy Saving Products, Medical Products & Supplies and In-Car Electronics & GPS to enhance sourcing and marketing services for buyers and exporters in these high growth sectors.

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Global Sources' deputy CEO, Spenser Au, said: "The three new verticals are each served by an online marketplace, e-magazine, and print magazine for our trade shows. Also, we intend to launch new trade shows next spring in Hong Kong for the solar and medical categories."

Au added: "Global Sources connects verified suppliers with verified buyers. We now cover 17 verticals with an increasingly integrated and increasingly digital multi-channel offering that is unmatched in the industry. Our solution addressed all stages of the buying process for professional buyers and enables them to choose when, where and how they wish to identify and interact with suppliers."

Buyers can subscribe to the new e-magazines at http://www.globalsources.com/emag/new-titles and get information on our shows at http://www.chinasourcingfairs.com .

For more information about Global Sources' products and services to connect quality buyers and quality suppliers, please visit http://www.corporate.globalsources.com .

About Global Sources

Global Sources is a leading business-to-business media company and a primary facilitator of trade with Greater China. The core business uses English-language media to facilitate trade from Greater China to the world. The other business segment utilizes Chinese-language media to enable companies to sell to, and within Greater China.

The company provides sourcing information to volume buyers and integrated marketing services to suppliers. It helps a community of over 967,000 active buyers source more profitably from complex overseas supply markets. With the goal of providing the most effective ways possible to advertise, market and sell, Global Sources enables suppliers to sell to hard-to-reach buyers in over 240 countries.

The company offers the most extensive range of media and export marketing services in the industries it serves. It delivers information on 4.5 million products and more than 262,000 suppliers annually through 14 online marketplaces, 13 monthly print and 16 digital magazines, over 80 sourcing research reports and 20 specialized trade shows which run 57 times a year across 9 cities.

Suppliers receive more than 192 million sales leads annually from buyers through Global Sources Online (http://www.globalsources.com ) alone.

Global Sources has been facilitating global trade for nearly 40 years. Global Sources' network covers more than 60 cities worldwide. In mainland China, Global Sources has about 2,500 team members in more than 40 locations, and a community of over 2 million registered online users and magazine readers for its Chinese-language media.

    Global Sources Press Contact in Asia:
     Camellia So
     Tel:   +852-2555-5021
     Email: cso@globalsources.com

    Global Sources Press Contact in U.S.:
     James W.W. Strachan
     Tel:   +1-480-664-8309
     Email: strachan@globalsources.com

    Global Sources Investor Contact in Asia:
     Suzanne Wang
     Tel:   +852-2555-4747
     Email: investor@globalsources.com

    Global Sources Investor Contact in U.S.:
     Kirsten Chapman & Timothy Dien
     Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates, Inc.
     Tel:   +1-415-433-3777
     Email: tdien@lhai.com

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