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Top 10 Worldwide B2B Trade Marketplaces for Exporters, Importers, Suppliers, Manufacturers

06 January, 2017



Top 10 Online B2B Marketplaces in the World: An Ultimate List.

Last Updated on- January 2017



Marketplaces model have emerged to be an interesting business model and witnessing rapid growth in the technology driven world.

While the major chunk of the cake is being enjoyed by mostly the business owners in big cities and town whenever a new technology is launched but B2B marketplaces have given equal opportunity to all.

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Top 10 B2B Marketplaces in the World
The 10 Most Popular B2B Trade Portals all over the World

Global B2B Marketplaces





B2B trade portals are a big hit for the sellers from all across the globe but for sellers from the developing countries like India and China these trade portals are a bliss.

The import-export industry which was highly unorganized have found better channels and is now transacting like never before. It has brought everyone on the forefront and engage in trade activities equally.

The manufacturers which were earlier heavily dependent on the exporters and intermediaries to find buyers are now selling directly to the buyers. Buyers are enjoying better rates with the eradication of intermediaries and they also have better information about the quality and manufacturing issues.



1. Alibaba: the largest B2B Marketplace on the Internet



Alibaba which is a Chinese e-commerce player is the biggest B2B e-commerce marketplace with a revenue of 12.29 Billion dollars. Alibaba.com is a haven for importers and exporters from around 240 different countries.


It connect the buyers and sellers in their respective segments to smoothly carry on the business transactions as per their requirement.



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Alibaba.com- The Biggest B2B Marketplace on the Internet



It has also launched another portal aliexpress.com which allows small business to buy small quantity but quality goods at the wholesale price.



Other services and products of Alibaba group are:


It also operates in B2C and C2C space under e-commerce umbrella. It also has a payment processing service by the name of Alipay.






2. Indiamart: The largest Indian B2B Portal

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Indiamart- The Biggest Indian B2B Portal


With around 1.5 million suppliers listed on its website and about 10 million buyers visiting the portal every month, Indiamart is the second largest in B2B marketplace category. Indiamart is a leading B2B and B2C portal for retailers and whole sellers.


3. Dhgate



Dhgate connect Chinese manufacturers and sellers to the buyers from all across the globe who wish to buy the products manufactured in China.

More than 50% of the buyers are from north America and European countries.






4. Global Sources




Global sources is a Hongkong, China-based company which facilitates trade from China to the rest of the world.

It provides sourcing information to the buyers ad also verifies the quality of the manufacturers.


5. Trade India



With over 1200 product categories and subcategories Trade India provides information about Indian and overseas sellers who are willing to transact globally.

The main services offered by the portal are, dial B2B, trade leads, trade alerts, callmefree, business catalogues and credit reports.

To further cater to the requirements of SMEs Tradeindia also launched a news portal SMEtimes.

6. Tradekey




Tradekey is considered to be one of the largest B2B players in electronics segment. 
With its presence in over 240 countries, it connects traders with buyers, distributors, importers and exporters, wholesalers, retailers and manufacturers across all 240 countries through a single platform.




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7. Ec21.com



Ec21.com is South Korea based company which is facilitaing trade opportunities to small -medium-business. It claims to have more than 1.5 Million registered business and over 3 Million products. 






8. Made-in-china.com



It facilitates trade between Chinese suppliers and buyers from all over the world. Made-in-china.com was started by Focus Technology Pvt Ltd. which is a leader in field of electronic business in china. 


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9. Globalmarket.com



Global market is a M2B (manufacturers to business) marketplace which connects the Chinese manufacturers to the marketplaces.

To ensure quality suppliers globalmarket.com gives certification to its suppliers after verification and screening for quality.



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10. Tradeholding.com



Tradeholding.com helps business to network with other businesses for trade purpose. Sellers can become a member of their portal and start trading with the buyers in the location of their choice. The portal lists its members based on the categories. 


Although, this is not an exhaustive list and there are many upcoming B2B marketplaces doing well and starting to occupy good market share but, these are the best ones.




In our next article, we would try to cover in detail how to do business transactions effectively and successfully on these B2B portals and get the most out of it.



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6 comments

  1. I am pursuing down an Ecommerce Web Design Company for my beginning late started business. Mindful offer a few relationship of such association with the objective that I can proceed.

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  2. There is another promising new b2b portal, Cormsquare. It differentiates from others by providing assisted purchase service, buyer supplier interaction tools and a procurement software to automate the purchase process.

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  3. Yeah Cormsquare.com does really a wonderful service at the b2b space. I've been associated with them for couple of months now & impressed with their Assisted purchase which saves most of our supplier hunting time.

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  4. You can check bizzexpo.com.A good marketplace for buyers and sellers

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  5. bizzexpo.com in the top Leading B2B Marketplaces For Global Trade in India.
    I am following this website from last many years.Great listing great ppls..

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  6. Hey very nice list but you have missed Bizbilla.com check it out.Rapidly growing Global B2B MarketPlace many unique features

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