|eMarketplace||Area of focus||See buyer info||Post lead||Product categories||Comments|
|AchaSoda Mall||China||Free||Free *||Wide variety||Chinese electronic products|
|Alibaba||Global with an emphasis on China||Free*||Wide variety||One of the biggies
3 million members
|Trade Asia||Global, but with an Asian flavour||Free (register)||Free*||Wide variety||600 000 members and 900 000 products
One of the biggies
|B2B Trade Holding.com||Global||Free but registration required||Free but registration required||Wide variety||Their database is searchable and contains, buying and selling categories and a company database|
|BizEurope Resource||Global with a European and US focus||Pay for||Free*||Wide variety|
Part of a larger network
|Global, but with emphasis on UAE and Middle East||Free (register)*||Free*||Wide variety||Quite a few listings in the various categories|
|ChinaDirectory||China||Free||Free||Reasonably wide, but not many entries per category||Very small community. Not a very useable portal.|
|CZIndustry.cz||Czech Republic and global||Free||Free||Reasonably wide, but not many entries per category||Very small community. Not a very useable portal.|
|EC Plaza||Global, but with a strong Korean/Asian influence||Free||Free*||Wide variety||400 000 members|
|Europages||Global with a European focus||Free (register)||Free*||Wide variety||390 000 buyers in 38 countries|
|Global Buyers Online||Global||Pay for||Pay for||Wide variety||Search among 100000 Buy Requirements and Trade Leads
posted by Buyers and Importers from 210 countries.
|Global markets||USA||Free||Free||Wide variety||Aimed at helping U.S. organisations compete locally and abroadFreeWide varietyAimed at helping U.S. organisations compete locally and abroad|
GS has regional sites as well such as South African Sources, but some of these have very little content.
|Global||Free (register)||Free*||Wide variety||Another of the biggies with 560 000 members.|
|IndiaMart||India, but also global||Free (register)||Free||Wide variety||Approximately 120 000 offers on display and 300 000 companies registered.|
|JETRO e-Venue||Global, but with an emphasis on Japan and Asia||Free (register)||Free||Fairly wide||Run by Japan’s Trade Promotion organisation, the purpose of this site is to promote trade with Japan. It’s a bit awkward to use. Currently contains some 27 000 proposals.|
|OpenRussia.ru||Russia||N/A||Pay for||Wide variety||Advertise your products in Russia|
|Infobanc||Global, but with an Indian focus||Pay for||Free||Wide variety||A busy site, but it appears to work. This is one of the better sites.|
|TradeAtlas||Global||Pay for||Pay for||Wide variety||Large site cthat uses HS code classification which is a very useful feature.|
|TradeIndia||Some global opportunities, but the site primarily promotes trade with India||Free||Pay for||Wide variety||2,000 000 users
35 000 Indian importers
|TradeKey||Global||Free (register)||Free*||Wide variety||Over 700 000 members.
3 million visitors per month
One of the biggies.
|WorldBid||Global||Pay for||Pay for||Wide variety||Another of the biggies.
500 000 users and more than a million offers.
Also sub-divided into regional and industry sub-sites, e.g. WorldBidAfrica and WorldBidFurniture