2.02. Chinese domains

There are two main issues relating to a domain you need to consider when dealing in the Chinese internet marketing: -

  • TLD (Top Level Domain) is the part domain that comes after the “DOT” e.g. .com, .net, etc.
  • The name is the part domain that comes before the “DOT” e.g. “mydomain” in mydomain.com

For a while now, you have been able to register International Domain Name (IDN), in different languages characters e.g. Russian, Arabic, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese, etc..

For more information please see: Chinese domains

For inform on Domain prices: Access to China services


Subject Action Recommended Proirty Checked?
Chinese trademark registration If you do not own the trademark for the domains you are purchasing you will not be able to use it in mainland China High  
CN - English Check available and purchase recommend High  
CN – Chinese language Check availability High  
CN – Chinese language Check availability Medium  
中国 CN - Chinese Check availability Low  
中國 CN – Cantonese / Taiwanese Check availability Low  
公司 COM - Chinese Check availability Low  
网络 NET - Chinese Check availability Low  
HK - English Check availability Medium  
TW - English Check availability Medium  

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