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The three main domestic players are Baidu.com, styled after Google, Yahoo Inc (nasdaq: YHOO - news - people) subsidiary 3721.com and Zhongsou.com, which powers search services at three Nasdaq-listed Internet firms.There isn't too much news here, but it's interesting to see this being written about in the English mainstream press.
Recently I received some spam email from China said that they offer Google AdWord service start from гд200 per month.
"analysts" are expecting the "China Internet Bubble" to burst any time nowDid they mention any contributing factors or signs that this was about to happen? It seems to me that things are just starting to mature in China as some of the larger comapnies are becoming more established.
I'm surprised I haven't seen one coming out of India yet.
Remember, the Web is a global network, and it provides easy access to US e-commerce markets for the entire world.
Robin Li has a position that many people envy as president of Baidu.com, the biggest independent Internet search engine operator in China. The buzz surrounding the company comes as it plans to make an initial public offering (IPO) on the NASDAQ stock market in New York, which some analysts say will result in Baidu being worth as much as US$1 billion.
He predicted in late December that China's search engine market would reach US$50 million in 2003 and US$96-120 million this year.I'm not sure if this is a bubble, but it looks like the search industry in China is expected to grow dramatically.