Domain marketplace and monetization provider Sedo launched today a Chinese version, “We’ve seen growing demand for Chinese-related domains, including some of our most highly-valued sales in the recent past”, said Sedo’s CEO, Tobias Flaitz.

One of the largest domain transactions of 2012 was the sale of at $1 million. The transaction was between a Chinese seller and Russian buyer. Other recent Chinese-related domains to sell on Sedo include for $300,000 and for $66,666, two of the most highly-valued sales in the second quarter of 2013.  In the third quarter, a private transaction to a Chinese buyer for nearly $500,000 was one of Sedo’s largest sales.

Top 10 Public Sales on Sedo

Sedo now has about 50,000 active clients in China. Currently it supports payments through PayPal and Visa/Master credit cards. Alipay, a dominant online payments service in China, will be added very soon, says Sedo.

Now Sedo offers services in 7 languages, with 17 million listings and  more than 2 million members on its marketplace. There had been 9589 transactions on Sedo in Q2 2013 that transactions totals $175 million, with 2% buyers from China.

Sedo is antonym for “Search Engine for Domain Offers”. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany, Sedo has offices in London, England and Cambridge, Mass.

Tracey Xiang

Tracey Xiang is Beijing, China-based tech writer. Reach her at

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