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
BusinessDubai Network
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.
CZIdustry.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
Global Sources
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 Business Matching 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