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Global Sources scheduled to report first quarter 2009 results on May 21, 2009

2009-05-07 12:11 747

NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Global Sources Ltd.

(Nasdaq: GSOL), expects to release results for the first quarter 2009 before the market opens on May 21, 2009.

(Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200708071747.jpg )

Chairman and CEO, Merle A. Hinrichs, is scheduled to conduct a conference call at 8:00 a.m. ET on May 21, 2009 (8:00 p.m. on May 21, 2009 in Hong Kong) to review these results in more detail. Investors in the United States may participate in the call by dialing (888) 212-8315, and non-Hong Kong international participants may dial (1-706) 643-0144. Investors in Hong Kong are required to provide the conference ID #95532839; are encouraged to dial into the call 10 to 15 minutes prior to the call to prevent delay in joining; and may participate by dialing (852) 3011-4522. A live webcast of the conference call is scheduled to be available on Global Sources' corporate site at http://www.investor.globalsources.com .

For those who cannot listen to the live broadcast, a webcast replay of the call is scheduled to be available on the company's corporate site for 30 days. A telephone replay of the call is also scheduled to be available through May 25, 2009. To listen to the telephone replay, dial (800) 642-1687, or dial (1-706) 645-9291 outside the United States, and enter pass code 95532839#. For those in the Hong Kong area, the replay dial-in numbers is (852) 3011-4541, and enter pass code 95532839#.

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 790,000 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 4.3 million products and more than 196,000 suppliers annually through 14 online marketplaces, 13 monthly magazines, over 100 sourcing research reports and 11 specialized trade shows which run 32 times a year across 11 cities.

Suppliers receive more than 53 million sales leads annually from buyers through Global Sources Online ( http://www.globalsources.com ) alone.

Global Sources has been facilitating global trade for 38 years. Global Sources' network covers more than 69 cities worldwide. In mainland China, Global Sources has over 2,800 team members in more than 44 locations, and a community of over 1 million registered online users and magazine readers for Chinese-language media.

Safe Harbor Statement

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27-A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21-E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The company's actual results could differ materially from those set forth in the forward-looking statements as a result of the risks associated with the company's business, changes in general economic conditions, and changes in the assumptions used in making such forward-looking statements.

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

Investor Relations Department

Tel: +852-2555-4777

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

Source: Global Sources
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