According to 52b2b.cn research, the top 10 B2B platforms ranked by brand influence in Q2 2013 were: Alibaba B2B, HC, Global Sources, DHgate, Focus Technology (Made in China), 315.com, Shengyibaoku, Shanghai steel Union (My steel net), the global market, B2B.com and IBI.
Data showed that Alibaba B2B brand influence in Q2 was still the strongest. Alibaba’s revenue and site traffic ensured its prominent advantages lead; Other market players include HC, Global Resources DHGate and Focus Technology. Their influence index increased slightly compared with Q1 2013, partly due to their financial growth in Q2. 315.com, Shengyibaoku, My steel net, Global Market, B2B.com and IBI were small market players.