http://googlethomas.blogbus.com/logs/36395088.html â¢ Baidu still dominated China search market with 73.2% in 2008 versus Google Chinaâs 20.7% market share in terms of total search queries by users. â¢ With the de facto monopoly (over 90%) of Chinese search market by Baidu and Google, smaller players are trying to make some inroads by providing differentiated search services such as dedication to developing vertical searches. â¢ However, Baidu sees some pulling back in users loyalty, which dropped to 39.9% in 2008 from 41.5% in 2007. â¢ Baidu continued control on music search with dominant share of 94.3% in 2008. Key highlights from iResearch latest China search engine report. China iResearch released its 2008-2009 survey on China search market on March 10, 2009. According to the report, Baidu is still the most used search engine by China internet users with 73.2% market share, up from 72.6% in 2007 in terms of total search queries by users. In contrast, Google China grabbed a 20.7% market share, up from 17.2% in 2007. Baidu and Google put together accounted for over 90% of China search market with expanding gap from their followers including Yahoo China, Sohuâs Sogou and Tencentâs SoSo etc. Tencentâs SoSo was the third Chinese search play in 2008 with a 3.3% market share versus 3.6% in 2007, still a far distance from the top 2 competitors.