The Chinese domain market witnessed a rebound from last year’s doldrums, during the first quarter of 2017. Ending 2016 on a whimper, instead of a bang as it did in 2015, the falling prices of Chinese “premium letters” of the “Chip” variety raised fears of a crashing market. Chinese domain investors playing the dangerous flipping […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Chinese domain market : Fingerprinting foreigners, while hundreds of “Chips” are changing hands in China
China is rolling out a new security measure that affects travelers to the largest nation in the world. According to Chinese government sources, foreigners entering the country from Friday, will be finger-printed, as announced by the Ministry of Public Security. All foreigners, aged 14-70, are required to submit their fingerprints when entering China, and the […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The Chinese year of the Rooster is on, and a long weekend of celebrations is underway in China. Millions of dollars is given away as monetary presents, in a tradition that intends to bring good luck and prosperity to the recipients. Just like at the beginning of last year, the Chinese domain market is witnessing […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Domain investors in China, take notice: a new credit card worthiness system is taking effect soon, and it has the potential to affect the Chinese domain market. Initially rolled out for 16 occupations such as public servants, real estate agents, tour guides, lawyers, teachers and pharmacists, the credit rating for trustworthiness will eventually expand to […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The Chinese domain market faced plenty of challenges in 2016 and this year, the Year of the Rooster, is hopefully going to be different. Since the beginning of 2017, Yuan, China’s national currency, has been on a depreciation roller-coaster. In China, the world’s 2nd largest economy, personal and national debt has skyrocketed, and the beginning […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Short, numeric domains in almost every TLD seem to be doing well, and .XYZ is no exception. Still, it’s a hit or miss, and it depends on the market conditions, particularly of the Chinese domain market. According to DNJournal, last year’s biggest single digit domain sales include 1.XYZ for $181,000 dollars and 9.XYZ for $170,000 […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The premium two letter domain, QX.com, changed hands in China, and the new owners are Chinese. Domain investor and LL .com aficionado, George Kirikos, has noted that the exchange of the domain resulted in a new ownership; the buyer appears to be Shenzhen Comix Group Co Ltd. According to their Alibaba profile, the company produces […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
China entered 2017 among the first nations in the world, and its domain investing community is sending a collective “Cao Ni Ma” to 2016. The year that sent prices of “Chinese premiums” tumbling like dog-pooped noodles, is over. Welcome to a new year worldwide, although China’s officially changing on January 28th to the Year of […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
This is the final Chinese domain market report for 2016, a year that saw “Chinese premiums” plummet in value and sales volume. A year ago, prices were more than twice as high, often surpassing $2,500 for random, “junk” QJZX letters in the .com TLD. As prices peaked, so did the white noise about lesser extensions, […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Namefind, the domain portfolio managers of GoDaddy, sold GH.com to a Chinese buyer. According to domain investor, George Kirikos, the two letter domain sale raises the number of China-owned LL .com domains to 154, out of 676. That’s 22.8% of the total, with US registrants owning 350 two letter .com domains (51.8%). There is no […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
For over 20 years, the Domain King®, Rick Schwartz, has been successful in acquiring premium domains at low prices – at reg fee, even – and then selling them for hundreds of thousands of dollars, or millions. Rick’s domain portfolio is intriguing; in the past, we shared some findings, regarding numeric domains in his possession. […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.