Friday, December 30, 2005

Baidu voted "2005 Best Employer"

Dec. 29 2005, Baidu was honored with "2005 CCTV China Best Employer" together with Haier, Lenova, and Yili. Baidu is the youngest company ever to win the special honor.

CCTV Business Channel sponsored the poll which combines internal and external studies from businesses, college students, and experts. Baidu's main satisfaction votes came from three aspects: "providing job growth oppertunities", "working with joy", and "keep innovation in everybody's mind".

On receiving the reward, Baidu's CEO Robin Li said that the winning is a reflection of Baidu's culture which focuses on "equality, respect, and growth".

According to Baidu, since the founding of the company, the loss of employees to competitors, especially from the core talent pool has been extremely low even with the fierce competition from large multinationals.


Saturday, December 10, 2005

Trade volume of high-tech products up 26.8%

BEIJING, Dec. 11 (Xinhuanet) -- China's trade volume of high-tech products totaled 328.8 billion US dollars in the first 10 months of 2005, a year-on-year increase of 26.8 percent, the latest figures from customs show.

The growth was 2.8 percentage points higher than that of the country's foreign trade.

In the Jan.-Oct. period, the imports rose by 20.3 percent to 157.5billion dollars, and the exports grew by 33.5 percent to 171.3 billion dollars, statistics show.

In October alone, the import and export volume of high-tech products came to 39.1 billion dollars, with the import volume standing at 17.9 billion dollars, and the export volume, 21.2 billion dollars.

In the first 10 months, electronic products, computers and telecommunication products are among the top three high-tech products with the largest amount of import volume.