Welcome to the first edition of the Chinese domain market report for 2017. We analyze trends and sales of short domains, between 1 to 4 characters, in the .CN, .COM and .NET TLDs. Sometimes we bend the rules a little bit, to include other notable domain sales outside this range. Last year delivered a disastrous […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
China is the 2nd largest economy in the world, but the recently released financial data for September look rather dismal. Exports fell by 5.6% on an estimated growth of 2.5%. Imports grew only 2.2% when estimates were anticipating 5.5%. China’s Trade Surplus was 278B yuan, about 24% less than the 365B yuan that was forecast. […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The Chinese domain market has entered the fourth and final quarter of the Year of the Monkey, and things are not looking good. Domain prices are down, sales volume is way down. This year has been a shadow of 2015, when the game of LLLL .com “Chips” reached its highest peak. Just like the stock […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
China‘s the 2nd largest economy in the world, and it recently ranked #1 in the world for the competency of its programmers. Despite the country’s sheer size of 1.4 billion, China needs experienced workers in a variety of sectors. As a foreigner, working in China requires one to jump through numerous hoops. To this day, […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
As the 2nd biggest economy in the world, China has been an active member of the G20 – an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 20 major economies. The 11th G20 Summit will be held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang on September 4 and 5, a clear demonstration of China’s financial power. So […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The Chinese domain market is busy, despite the drop in volume and average prices, for the “domain Chip” category. China’s brightest domain investors gathered last month to discuss the present and future of domain investing, at the World Domain Conference. Recently, the Chinese government ordered popular portals to not produce their own news; the latter […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Once again, China displays its true allegiance to being a “People’s Republic.” A recent law in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region in northwest China, will allow female workers to receive paid menstrual leave for one to two days. Other provinces, such as Anhui, Hubei and Hainan have similar laws for companies employing female workers. In […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
After several days of downtime, Benmi.com, the Chinese domain market multi-tool is back! Definitely light years ahead of the much-hyped Chaomi, Benmi is a great source of information about the Chinese domain market. We keep track of short domains that changed hands in China, between 2 to 4 characters in length, for the .CN, .COM […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The Great Wall of China is a national monument spanning thousands of miles across the Chinese mainland. Construction started as early as the 7th century BC, and although not every part of it is in good shape, tourists are definitely given a tour of the best renovated parts. It’s shocking seeing a video of an […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Welcome to the late Sunday edition of the Chinese domain market report. Better late, than never, as they say. Today, we uncover a massive portfolio sale of domain “Chips” and numeric domains, as the Chinese domain dragon awakens. Being used to sales of 10-20 LLLL .com domains recently, this is definitely a humongous list, consisting […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
“Run for the hills, the sky over the Chinese domain letters is falling!” Right? Not so fast, buddy. Panic never saved anyone, and making hasty decisions can be costly. Many domain investors are holding onto their domain assets for a better day. So-called Chinese premium letters have lost a large chunk of their appreciated value […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Yesterday we posted no report on Chinese domain market sales, and you can thank the epic NameJet auction for 27.com for that. NameJet user “first” bid up from $1 million to just below $1.5 million all by himself, chasing the reserve. Believe it or not, “First” bid in $3,000 increments, placing dozens of bids. The […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.