Andy Atkins-Kruger

Yandex Announces 65% Increase In Revenues In Q3

The leading Russian search engine Yandex, announced yesterday that its revenues had grown by 65% in quarter 3 compared with the previous year. With a turnover of 5.2 billion Rubles ($161.9 million Rubles) and a profit of 1.8 billion Rubles, Yandex exceeded stock market expectations.

CEO Arkady Volozh said, “Yandex delivered strong financial results and made significant progress across all areas of our business during the third quarter. We increased the pace of the number of new product and services launched compared to prior quarters, both on the user and advertiser fronts. We also launched services in Turkey, an important milestone in our company’s development as it is our first truly international market.” He continued, “We continue to see robust growth and usage patterns in our markets and we expect that our investments will position the company for sustained growth and profitability going forward.”

The company also recently invested $15 million in US search engine Blekko and opened operations in Turkey.

Yandex’s office release.

Andy Atkins-Kruger
Andy is the CEO of Webcertain. He is a trained linguist with 20 years experience in international marketing, having helped major brand leaders with their advertising and public relations projects on five continents. Webcertain has been operating multilingual search marketing campaigns for over 15 years and is one of few agencies which only deal with international campaigns; the company doesn't deal in single market projects. Andy speaks regularly at conferences around the world, writes for the Multinational Search column of SearchEngineLand.com and is the Managing Editor of the Multilingual Search blog.

2 Responses to Yandex Announces 652 Increase In Revenues In Q3

  1. Multilingual Keyword Research says:

    Good information. Yandex is definitely moving ahead with a rapid speed, worry for Google may be.

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