(iResearch 2011-07-28)

According to the latest data of iResearch, the revenue size of China B2B E-commerce in Q2, 2011 reaches to 3.42 billion Yuan, with a year-on-year increase of 41.3% and quarter-on-quarter increase of 16.7%. iResearch claims that there are two reasons for the sustained revenue growth of China B2B E-commerce in Q2 2011. Firstly, small and medium sized enterprises all expand the online marketing expenses. Secondly, core operators improve the service quality and content of E-commerce B2B.

Revenue of China B2B E-commerce in Q2, 2011 reaches to 3.42 billion Yuan, with a year-on-year increase of 41.3%. There are two reasons: 

1) Large B2B enterprises such as Alibaba.com and HC360.com raise service prices and increase the proportion of value-added services; 
2) As business of core operators expand gradually, the penetration of E-commerce is rising, meanwhile, paying members, online trade and value-added services of core operators continue to grow steadily.

Alibaba.com continues to maintain the monopoly advantages in China B2B E-commerce market, accounting for 54.8% of total market. Moreover, other operators also maintain a steady growth. During the exhibition in Q2 2011, Global Sources introduced “online exhibition”. By doing this, it attracts more suppliers and sellers, making up 11.3% of total market. B2B operators such as HC360.com and Made-in-China.com also do well, with a share of 6.1% and 3.9% respectively. Besides, new emerging E-commerce platforms like DHgate.com and Mysteel.com also grow fast.