Global Sources wins Gold Award for investor relations and social responsibility in the 2012 Asset Corporate Awards

       Global Sources wins Gold Award for investor relations and social
              responsibility in the 2012 Asset Corporate Awards

PR Newswire

HONG KONG, Jan. 7, 2013

HONG KONG, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Sources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GSOL)
( received the Gold corporate award for
excellence in investor relations and social responsibility in The Asset's
December 2012 issue. The company received The Asset's Gold award in 2011 and
the Titanium corporate award in 2009 and 2010.


Global Sources' executive chairman, Merle A. Hinrichs, said: "We are proud our
investor relations activities have earned an award from The Asset for four
consecutive years. This recognition confirms the value of our dedication to
best practices in corporate governance and investor relations for our

Founded in 1999, The Asset ( is a renowned English
monthly financial magazine in Asia and Hong Kong. Into their second decade,
The Asset's Triple A Awards are Asia's defining recognition for excellence in
the industry. This reputation has been built upon the stringent methodology,
combined with the rigorous approach, to the selection of the winners of the
coveted Triple A. The awards are adjudicated by The Asset's Board of Editors
who collectively have several decades' worth of evaluating industry awards in

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 facilitates trade between Asia and the world using
English-language media such as online marketplaces
(, print and digital magazines, sourcing research
reports, private sourcing events, trade shows, and online sourcing fairs.

Over 1.18 million international buyers, including 90 of the world's top 100
retailers, use these services to obtain product and company information to
help them source more profitably from overseas supply markets. These services
also provide suppliers with integrated marketing solutions to build corporate
image, generate sales leads and win orders from buyers in more than 240
countries and territories.

Global Sources' other businesses provides Chinese-language media to companies
selling to and within Greater China. These services include online web sites,
print and digital magazines, seminars and trade shows. In mainland China,
Global Sources has a network of more than 30 office locations and a community
of over 4 million registered online users and magazine readers of its
Chinese-language media.

Now in its fifth decade, Global Sources has been publicly listed on the NASDAQ
since 2000.

Press Contact in Asia               Investor Contact in Asia
Camellia So                         Suzanne Wang
Tel: (852) 2555-5021                Tel: (852) 2555-4747
e-mail:      e-mail:
Press Contact in U.S.               Investor Contact in U.S.
Brendon Ouimette                    Cathy Mattison
Tel: (1-480) 664-8309               LHA
e-mail: Tel: (1-415) 433-3777

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