2012 Tech Trends: China Becoming the Global E-Commerce Powerhouse

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Eric Bleeker, senior technology analyst, and Jeremy Phillips, CTO, discuss topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, Eric and Jeremy continue their rundown of tech trends for 2012 by looking at e-commerce growth in China. It's predicted that China could pass the United States as the world's largest e-commerce market by 2015. That incredible growth is the result of a nation that already has 485 million Internet users who spend a disproportionate amount of their income online compared with Western peers. Check out the video to learn more about the amazing growth of China's e-commerce market and companies set to be leaders in the space.

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At the time this article was published Eric Bleeker and Jeremy Phillips own no shares of the companies mentioned here.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendBaidu, eBay, NetEase.com, SINA, and Sohu.com. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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