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Highlights Of Google's Q2 2012 International Performance

Yesterday, Google announced its Q2 2012 financial results. Find below a brief overview of Google’s international performance (note that when subtracting Motorola revenues ($1.3 billion) from the figures, revenues amount to $10.9 billion):


  • Revenue from the U.S. was up 20% year-on-year to $5 billion.
  • Non-U.S. revenue accounted for 53% of Google’s total revenue or almost $6 billion, and was up 22% year-on-year.
  • The UK was up 20% year-on-year, close to $1.2 billion.
  • The poor macro-economic climate in Southern Europe hampered growth in this region, especially Spain, stated Google’s Nikesh Arora in yesterday’s conference call.
  • Growth in Asia is steady relative to the first quarter, Google announced.


Source: Google Earnings Slides

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Immanuel Simonsen

Research Manager at Webcertain
As the Research Manager of multilingual web marketing agency Webcertain, Immanuel heads up the company’s global market research activities and large content marketing projects. He is the author of several reports and guides, including ‘The Essential Guide to Rel-Alternate-Hreflang’ and ‘The Webcertain Global Search and Social Report 2013’. Apart from being a tutor at the International Marketing School -- teaching online marketing professionals on business opportunities around the globe -- Immanuel is a regular speaker at the International Search Summit, a leading event series dedicated to multilingual search and social media marketing.

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