How to find Buyers (Part VIII) : Newsgroups and Mailing List

Newsgroups and mailing lists are networking tools that provide a forum for like minded people to get together and discuss topics of common interest. There are thousands of newsgroups and mailing lists in Internet and anybody with time and effort can pin-point newsgroups of his/her interest. We have discussed about newsgroups and mailing lists in details - including resources, best practices information sources etc. Please see past issues of FAIDA at

Here, we list newsgroups and mailing lists related to import/export that could be great source of information on buyers. You can browse 'postings' as well as post your own message. Newsgroups and mailing lists are extremely simple to use and free of cost.

Usenet Newsgroups Moderated trade leads bulletin board (This group is moderated) Trade lead bulletin board Usenet bulletin board of trade leads Computer trade leads (This group is no longer archived) Food trade lead bulletin board Leads for import-export services Trade lead bulletin board (This group is no longer archived) (This group is no longer archived) (This group is no longer archived) Trade lead bulletin board


Yahoo Group - Commerce Free trade leads delivered by email

Import-Export Mailing Lists Links to more than 100 import-export leads mailing lists. Seems to be compiled in good old days of Internet craze, how many lists are still operational is doubtful

Export-Import Dubai For business with Dubai - exporters and importers. Get information on latest trade enquiries and policies. post your messages, offers, info etc.. 

World Export Import This list is for importers, exporters, distributors, traders all around the world.

Import-Export-List Purpose of this group is to encourage questions & answers on International Trade,Import,Export, Freight Forwarding & Customs. Trade contacts are encouraged between group members. This group is suitable for people who are just starting out in Trade and want to learn.

Used Machinery, Plant and Equipment This Mailing List is created for IMPORT/EXPORT and International Trade related advertisements.

FAIDA Weekly Newsletter of Business Opportunities in India and Abroad

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Source: FAIDA - Newsletter on Business Opportunties from India and Abroad Vol: 2, Issue 38 February 28' 2002

Author : Dr. Amit K. Chatterjee
(Amit worked in blue-chip Indian and MNCs for 15 years in various capacities like Research and Information Analysis, Market Development, MIS, R&D Information Systems etc. before starting his e-commerce venture in 1997. The views expressed in this columns are of his own. He may be reached at )

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