Chinese Domain Name Sales Taking Off

According to a posting on the NiceNic blog, the hottest topic at a recent Chinese domain name fair was the public auction of tens of thousands of domains for .cn and the IDN for .china (in Chinese). The names had previously been reserved by the Chinese registry CNNIC.

The top 20 domain sales were, with prices in Chinese Yuan (CNY – CNY100,000 approximately equals US$16,550):

game.cn CNY3,098,000
gw.cn CNY2,004,000
Lb.cn CNY1,100,000
1234.cn CNY704,000
xx.cn CNY664,000
ys.cn CNY608,000
xin.cn CNY558,000
che.cn CNY522,000
jia.cn CNY508,000
bao.cn CNY504,000
pt.cn CNY470,000
qc.cn CNY400,000
dai.cn CNY380,000
ny.cn CNY372,000
guo.cn CNY312,000
yu.cn CNY306,000
xie.cn CNY304,000
zh.cn CNY254,000
fm.cn CNY242,000
px.cn CNY238,000.

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