Google losing market share in China? (GOOG, BIDU, SOHU, SINA, YHOO, NTES)

Includes: BIDU, SINA, SOHU
by: Ezra Marbach

Thanks to Bill Bishop we have access to notes from a recent Baidu (ticker: BIDU) road show meeting. You can access those notes here. China Internet search market share statistics taken from those notes:

Internet search market share

December 2004

  • Baidu: 44.7%
  • Google : 30.1%
  • Yahoo! China: 9.4%
  • NetEase: 4.3%
  • Sohu: 4.8%
  • Sina: 3.1%
  • Others: 3.7%

May 2005

  • Baidu: 45.7%
  • Google: 22.8%
  • Yahoo! China: 7.5%
  • NetEase: 5.9%
  • Sohu: 5.8%
  • Sina: 5.5%
  • Others: 6.8%

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