Facebook to open sales office in China - Bloomberg

Tue May 13, 2014 7:10am IST

In this photo illustration, a man holds an iPad with a Facebook application in an office building at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai, September 25, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/Files

In this photo illustration, a man holds an iPad with a Facebook application in an office building at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai, September 25, 2013.

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REUTERS - Facebook Inc plans to open a sales office in China to work with local advertisers, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

The world's largest social networking company is in talks to lease space in the Fortune Financial Center in Beijing's central business district, Blooming said, citing the sources.

Facebook could open an office in China within a year, a person familiar with the matter said. (r.reuters.com/vag39v)

Facebook could not be immediately reached for comment outside of U.S. business hours.

The sales office would put, for the first time, Facebook employees inside mainland China, where its services are blocked. Facebook has a sales office in Hong Kong.

(Reporting by Mridhula Raghavan in Bangalore; Editing by Richard Chang)

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