An economic growth that has constantly been strong for years now
and an undisputed still enormous potential
makes China the market of the future.
Consequently, it is also a very important domain market.
The registration figures of .cn domains clearly demonstrate the demand:
Before the liberalization in 2003 there have only been 180.000 .cn domains.
What followed after the introduction of more liberal rules was a strong
increase of registrations with a peak of more than 14 million domains in
February 2009, making .cn the largest ccTLD in the world.
It is only due to the transition back to rather restrictive rules in 2009 that
the registration numbers dropped to substantially below the 4 million limit.
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