Chinese registrars are moving up the list. According to the latest data released by RegistrarStats, Chinese registrars now take up 4 places on the Top 18 Registrars list: #5 (HiChina), #8 (eName), #13 (Chengdu West), and #18 (Xin Net).
And, they are moving up very fast. Godaddy still leads by a big margin, at 52 millions of domains under management. In a few years, I won't be surprised to see the top five dominated by Chinese registrars as China becomes the largest domain market in the world. In other words, we need to put 'China' in our domain strategy, and reading this blog will help you understand the Chinese domain market.