This app by Global Sources now lets people source for product suppliers online.

People are unable to attend Global Sources exhibitions due to the pandemic.
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As the pandemic situation improves for many countries in the recent weeks, traders around the world have begun sourcing for new products to sell in their home countries.

However due to the inability to travel and attend exhibitions, many have turned to a particular app as a place to source for new products and suppliers.

Produced by trade-show organiser, Global Sources, the app is designed to bring the entire exhibitions experience direct to peoples’ smartphones.

The app, which comes with a simple and familiar e-commerce interface, allows product buyers (traders) to filter through a vast range of products by suppliers from all over the world, such as consumer electronics, lifestyle, fashion, home & living, and more.

Upon finding the right suppliers to connect with, buyers can easily exchange messages with them in just a tap. Powerful translation tools are also available, making the trading experience a whole lot smoother.

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One of Global Sources’ previous exhibitions in Hong Kong, before the pandemic started.

According to a spokesperson from Global Sources, buyer inquiries in the recent months have risen significantly in the recent weeks, as country lock-downs across the world are gradually lifted.

CEO of Global Sources, Hu Wei, mentioned that he is positive about the growing trend in digital foreign trade, and believes that demand will rise again in the coming months after the pandemic comes to an end.

Jia Suriyanto
Indonesian Journalist at News Asia Today. I cover the latest news and stories on Indonesia, particularly on business.