Alibaba.com Corporation is China's leading e-commerce company, operating the
world's largest online marketplaces for both international and domestic China
trade, as well as China's most popular online payment system, AliPay.
Alibaba.com also owns and operates Yahoo! China, which it acquired in October of
Alibaba's Portfolio of Businesses
(www.alibaba.com) is an English-language
website primarily serving small and medium-sized enterprises (SME's) in the
international trade community, with more than two million registered users from
over 200 countries and territories. More than 500,000 people visit the site
every day, most of them global buyers and importers looking to find and trade
with sellers in China and other major manufacturing countries.
(www.china.alibaba.com) is China's
largest online marketplace for domestic trade among businesspeople. With more
than 10 million registered users, Alibaba China is a trusted community of
members who regularly meet, chat, search for products and do business online.
Customers pay an annual subscription fee for membership, which entitles them to
post trade offers and products online. The subscription fee also includes
authentication and verification of the member's identity, which is performed by
a third-party credit reporting agency.
most popular consumer-to-consumer trading site with more than 20 million
registered users. Since its founding in May of 2003, Taobao has risen to become
a leader in China's consumer e-commerce market. Compared with similar services,
the website has the highest number of product listings and the highest
penetration among China's more than 100 million Internet users.
Yahoo! China, a division of Alibaba.com, is a leading internet search brand
serving China's consumers and businesses. In October of 2005, Alibaba.com
acquired Yahoo! China and formed a long-term strategic partnership with Yahoo!
Inc. Under the agreement, Alibaba.com owns and operates Yahoo! China, with
exclusive rights to the use of the Yahoo brand and technologies in China.
Yahoo! China's search properties combine globally and locally developed
search technologies to provide the world's most relevant Chinese-language search
results. Yahoo! China plays a valuable role in powering e-commerce in China and
is a leading advertising platform for China's small to medium-sized businesses.
AliPay Online Payment Solution
Completing China's e-commerce transaction
chain, Alibaba operates AliPay (www.AliPay.com) which enables any individuals
and businesses to securely, easily and quickly send and receive payments online.
To provide AliPay, Alibaba has partnered with China's leading banks, including
China Merchants Bank, China Construction Bank, Agricultural Bank of China, and
the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.
Alibaba Awards and Honors
Alibaba.com is the only import-export
marketplace named "Best of the Web" seven years in a row by Forbes magazine. The
site has also been selected as a "Top Website for Entrepreneurs" by US-based
Entrepreneur magazine and the most popular B2B website by readers of the Far
Eastern Economic Review, a financial magazine published by Dow Jones in
Alexa (www.alexa.com) - a subsidiary
of Amazon.com that provides independent web traffic ratings of websites around
the world - ranks Alibaba the world's most popular site in the categories of
Import-Export and International Business and Trade.
Alibaba.com was founded in 1999 and is based in Hangzhou,
eastern China. It has more than 4,000 employees, 14 regional sales offices
across China and other offices in Hong Kong, Silicon Valley, Europe, and
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