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Global Sources' Investor Relations Website and Financial Disclosure Procedures Win Top Awards for the Second Consecutive Year

Global Sources
2007-02-26 16:15 699

HONG KONG, Feb. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Sources (Nasdaq: GSOL) has won two top honors in the Investor Relations Global Rankings & Awards (IRGR) among Small/Mid Cap companies in the Asia/Pacific region:

(Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200701111135-min.jpg )

-- "Top 1 IR Website"

Selected based on technical criteria including content, technology,

interactivity, design and timeliness (Global Sources investor

relations website http://www.investor.globalsources.com ).

-- "Top 1 Financial Disclosure Procedures"

Selected based on earnings releases and disclosure processes,

prioritizing equal treatment and assuring that all investors receive

the same information simultaneously.

Global Sources' Chief Financial Officer, Eddie Heng, said: "We're honored to be recognized by IRGR for the second consecutive year.

"Both awards are excellent benchmarks which recognize our ongoing efforts to provide accurate, timely and transparent information to our investors."

IRGR ( www.irglobalrankings.com ) recognizes companies with the best investor relations practices among seven industry groups worldwide. It is organized by MZ Consult and sponsored by JP Morgan, KPMG and Linklaters. Altogether, 145 participants in 33 countries were considered in this year's rankings.

About Global Sources

Global Sources is a leading business-to-business (B2B) media company and a primary facilitator of two-way trade with Greater China. The core business is facilitating trade from Greater China to the world, using a wide range of English-language media. The other key business segment facilitates trade from the world to Greater China using Chinese-language media.

The company provides sourcing information to volume buyers and integrated marketing services to suppliers. It helps a community of over 560,000 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 230 countries.

The company offers the most extensive range of media and export marketing services in the industries it serves. It delivers information on 1.8 million products and more than 150,000 suppliers annually through 13 online marketplaces, 11 monthly magazines, over 100 sourcing research reports and 16 trade shows, including eight China Sourcing Fairs. Suppliers receive more than 10 million sales leads annually from buyers through Global Sources Online ( http://www.globalsources.com ) alone.

Global Sources has been facilitating global trade for 36 years. In mainland China it has over 1,600 team members in 44 locations, and a community of over 1 million registered online users and magazine readers for

Chinese-language media.

Global Sources Investor Contacts in U.S.:

Kirsten Chapman & Moriah Shilton

Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates, Inc.

Tel: +1-415-433-3777

Email: kirsten@lhai-sf.com

Global Sources Press Contact in U.S.:

James W.W. Strachan

Tel: +1-602-978-7504

Email: strachan@globalsources.com

Global Sources Investor Contact in Asia:

Eddie Heng

Tel: +65-6547-2850

Email: eheng@globalsources.com

Global Sources Press Contact in Asia:

Camellia So

Tel: +852-2555-5021

Email: cso@globalsources.com

Source: Global Sources
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