My discussion with Mou, a woman of color, born in India, raised in Canada, working for an Italian company, and doing business in China.
.CO is first ccTLD to obtain MIIT license
Some new domain extension (new gTLD) registry operators may be doing OK or even much better than OK despite lackluster volume. Unfortunately for more than a few, not so much.
Chinese search engine giant Baidu has started using TLD Registry, Ltd.’s Chinese IDN TLDs with 百度.在线 (“BaiduOnline”) and 百度.中文网 (“BaiduWebsite”) with no redirects.
Shell out $50,000 or more and you get a “High Class” stand. Anything less and you get an “Ordinary” stand.
Xiamen is a lovely metropolis with fabulous outdoor markets and attractions. It’s known as China’s “domain island” where several domain name registrars and domain investors are located.
Back home in Austin after 39 days, 7 countries/territories, 13 flights, 7 hotels, 2 rental cars, countless meetings, Ubers and taxis—and 1 carry on for the whole shootin’ match
Yellow guys got game.
My long-term favorable view on IDNs and in general being long on investment in this area remains.
The intricacies of assisting foreign nationals in setting up, establishing, and maintaining legally recognized businesses in China.