Currently, there are two main kinds of B2B eCommerce model. One is similar to Alibaba. It focus on sales. The platform itself doesn’t participate in specific transactions. The other one is to make transactions in the platform.
The research from 2b.cn which shows china B2B eCommerce ranking list of 2015 is based on transactions, the number of registered accounts, profits and so on. You can see the list below:
Alibaba Group Holding Limited is a Chinese e-commerce company that provides consumer-to-consumer,business-to-consumer and business-to-business sales services via web portals. It also provides electronic payment services, a shopping search engine and data-centric cloud computing services.
Huicong was established in 1992. It is a B2B eCommerce provider. Basically it provides B2B industry information, supplier information, buyer information, inventory information and so on. There are more than 15 million register accounts and 11 million buyer resources.
Its like a website filled with Chinese products.The platform provide intra-trade information and services. Manufacturers and buyers can also communicate here.
Cogobuy provides an e-commerce platform for electronic goods in China, although the company and its subsidiaries distribute their products globally. The company primarily deals with computer andand telecommunication hardware.
Cogobuy is one of the largest e-commerce companies that serves the electronics manufacturing industry in China. It operates the largest transaction-based eCommerce platform for IC and other electronic components in China as measured by GMV in 2013.
JD.com or Jingdong Mall is a Chinese electronic commerce company headquartered in Beijing. It is one of the largest B2C online retailers in China by transaction volume. Actually, it also has some B2B transactions but not much. That’s why it ranks in fifth in the list.