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Press Release - Global Sources (GSOL-NASDAQ)

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“In October, we are launching the next generation of our flagship online marketplace at globalsources.com. The site will offer buyers two major advantages. First, it is a vertical search engine, which will deliver the largest selection of export suppliers and products anywhere on the web. Secondly, it will enable buyers to identify ‘verified suppliers’ who have all been pre-qualified through face- to- face visits and capability assessments.” - Merle A. Hinrichs (GSOL) (Interview published October 12, 2007)

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Biggest-ever China Sourcing Fair: Electronics & Components hosts 
Private Buyer Meetings for Carlsberg, IBM, Intelbras, Halfords UK, Lexmark, 
Li & Fung, Lowe's, Philips, RCG, Samsung Corporation, Sima and Test Rite

Friday, October 17, 2008 4:20 AM
Global Sources Electronics & Components Fair set to run Oct. 12-15 at Hong
Kong's AsiaWorld-Expo showcases over 2,900 booths of consumer electronics,
telecommunications, computer products and components

HONG KONG, Oct. 12, 2008 - Carlsberg, IBM, Intelbras, Halfords UK, 
Li & Fung, Lowe's, Philips, RCG, Samsung Corporation, Sima and Test Rite 
scheduled to attend Private Buyer Meetings at Global Sources' (NASDAQ: 
(http://www.globalsources.com) China Sourcing Fair: Electronics &
Components. This specialized sourcing show opens today at AsiaWorld-Expo,
Hong Kong and runs to Oct. 15.

This year marks the 11th edition of the Fair and is the biggest yet, with
over 2,900 booths from 15 countries and regions. There are over 2,200 
from mainland China alone. Also scheduled to exhibit are suppliers from 
Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Australia, Canada, Germany, India, Israel, 
Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and the U.S.

Global Sources' Executive Director, Sarah Benecke, said: "Greater China is
the main supplier of the world's electronics, especially consumer 
products. Some of the world's most important international buyers have
signed up to participate this week. Attendance at our Private Buyer 
is the biggest yet, proving that quality buyers are still looking for
quality suppliers from Greater China.

"North America and Western Europe remain important markets for electronics
and components, and thousands of buyers from these areas have signed up to
attend the Fair. We are also expecting new buyers from India, the Middle
East, Russia, Africa, South America and Asia to attend."

Buyers coming to the Fair will find product pavilions for computers &
networking; consumer electronics; electronic components; digital
entertainment; GPS; healthcare & personal care electronics; in-car
electronics; interconnection technology; mobile phones; opto-electronics;
power supplies; telecom products & wireless; security products; and VoIP &
WiFi products.

China Sourcing Fair: Electronics & Components dates and times
Opening times for this week's China Sourcing Fair: Electronics & 
at AsiaWorld-Expo are:
-- Oct. 12-14 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
-- Oct. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Buyers can register for free admission and find more information, 
details about free transport to the venue and back, at

Growing future for China Sourcing Fair: Electronics & Components
The next stop for this highly successful event is Mumbai, India on Nov. 
16 (to be managed by Pico Event Management under license from Global
Sources). In 2009, the show is due to take place in Hong Kong; Dubai, UAE
and Mumbai, India, making it the only electronics sourcing show in the 
to take place four times annually in three locations.

To meet growing demand for exhibition space at the China Sourcing Fair:
Electronics & Components, Global Sources plans to add an extra hall,
accommodating 400 booths, to the Hong Kong event in October 2009. This 
is also scheduled to run concurrently with a new co-located event - China
Sourcing Fair: Security Products, featuring product pavilions for CCTV &
digital surveillance, access controls, alarms and home security.

About Global Sources
Global Sources is a leading business-to-business media company and a 
facilitator of 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 business segments facilitate trade from the 
to Greater China, and trade within 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 725,000 
buyers source more profitably from complex overseas supply markets. With 
goal of providing the most effective ways possible to advertise, market 
sell, Global Sources enables suppliers to sell to hard-to-reach buyers in
over 230 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 
products and more than 196,000 suppliers annually through 14 online
marketplaces, 13 monthly magazines, over 100 sourcing research reports and 
specialized trade shows which run 27 times a year across eight cities.

Suppliers receive more than 36 million sales leads annually from buyers
through Global Sources Online (http://www.globalsources.com) alone.

Global Sources has been facilitating global trade for 37 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 
community of over 1 million registered online users and magazine readers 
Chinese-language media.

Global Sources Press Contact in Asia:
Camellia So
Tel: (852) 2555-5021
e-mail: cso@globalsources.com

Global Sources Press Contact in U.S.:
James W.W. Strachan
Tel: (1 480) 664-8309
e-mail: strachan@globalsources.com

Global Sources Investor Contact in Asia:
Investor Relations Department
Tel: (852) 2555-4777
e-mail: investor@globalsources.com

Global Sources Investor Contact in U.S.:
Kirsten Chapman
Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates, Inc.
Tel: (1 415) 433-3777
e-mail: investor@globalsources.com

Global Sources
22/F,Block A, Vita Tower,
29 Wong Chuk Hang Road,
Hong Kong


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