China's Top50 Websites 2021

China's Top50 Websites 2021


8 Sep 2021 | Irene G | 6 min read

Intro

The benefits of low costs, broad categories, and fast delivery by online Chinese merchants are increasing the number of individual consumers and businesses worldwide.

The world has ranked China as the most attractive market for many years. However, it has a different digital system from the West. It might be useful to learn some of the popular local channels if you consider entering the China market. For example, you may want to form a partnership with a local player or perhaps target Chinese customers for your services through advertisement. So, we rounded up China’s top 50 online websites across a variety of industries.

1. Best Chinese Websites for Online Shopping

1.1 Taobao

Taobao, founded by Alibaba Group, is China’s Amazon, accounting for 78% of the Chinese domestic consumer market for online shopping. With over 170 million registered users, it has become the primary e-commerce site for people in China.

Taobao
Taobao

https://world.taobao.com/

1.2 Joybuy

Operated by Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com, Joybuy.com offers a wide selection of authentic, high-quality Chinese products at competitive prices and delivers them to customers’ doors speedily and dependably.

Adhering to the same core values of authenticity and reliability that define the shopping experience at JD.com, Joybuy.com aims to provide consumers worldwide with an innovative and robust e-commerce platform through close cooperation with domestic suppliers in China.

https://www.joybuy.com/

1.3 Tmall

Tmall, a professional online integrated shopping platform, integrates thousands of brands and manufacturers to provide one-stop solutions between merchants and consumers. It provides 100% quality-guaranteed products, 7-day after-sales service with no reason to return, and high-quality services such as shopping points rebates.

https://www.tmall.com/

1.4 Banggood

Banggood is one of the oldest online Chinese sites. Since 2006, they have grown to offer tons of products, including some of the best Chinese brands like Xiaomi and Huawei.

https://www.banggood.com/

1.5 Suning

Suning.com is a new generation B2C online store of Suning Appliance Group. On January 25, 2010, Suning Appliance announced at its Nanjing headquarters that their B2C online shopping platform “Suning Tesco” would officially launch on February 1 and be independently purchased and operated.

https://www.suning.com/

2. Best Chinese Websites for Online Wholesale

2.1 Alibaba

Launched in 1999, Alibaba is one of the leading platforms in China for global wholesale trade, where they serve millions of buyers and suppliers worldwide. Alibaba brings you hundreds of millions of products in over 40 major categories, including consumer electronics, machinery, and apparel.

Alibaba
Alibaba

https://www.alibaba.com/

2.2 AliExpress

AliExpress is a part of Alibaba, China’s biggest online shopping company. The site hosts a wide variety of products, including automobiles, cell phones, computer hardware & software, electronics, beauty, lighting, shoes, and jewelry. Buyers can order as low as one item and enjoy fast delivery and full tracking services.

https://www.aliexpress.com/

2.3 DHgate

DHgate is one of China’s oldest and biggest B2B online marketplaces for items produced in China. The platform mainly connects small and medium suppliers with buyers overseas; users can order Chinese produced goods directly through the site.

https://www.dhgate.com/

2.4 LightInTheBox

LightInTheBox, along with its sister site MiniInTheBox, ships to more than 200 countries worldwide. It sells products across three core categories: clothing, small gadgets, and home and garden. The company was founded in 2007, and by 2013, it was on the New York Stock Exchange. In 2013, it was even listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

https://www.lightinthebox.com/

2.5 Gearbest

After AliExpress and DHgate, Gearbest is probably the third most popular Chinese website for wholesale products. Gearbest specialises in electronics and has the most up-scale electronics products such as drones, action cameras, and more.

https://www.gearbest.com/

3. Best Chinese Websites for Education

3.1 Zuoyebang

As the largest K12 online education platform in China, Zuoyebang offers a comprehensive suite of services, including the Zuoyebang Super App, Zuoyebang Live Courses App, and the Zuoyebang Oral Arithmetic App. Zuoyebang currently has over 800 million users with over 50 million daily and over 170 million monthly users.

Zuoyebang
Zuoyebang

https://www.zybang.com/

3.2 VIPKid

VIPKid is an online teaching and education platform providing one-on-one English courses for Chinese children between four to fifteen. All its teachers are based in North America and must be certified by the company before teaching on the platform.

https://www.vipkid.com/

3.3 GoGokid

GoGokid, founded by Chinese tech giant ByteDance, is a brand new one-on-one English learning platform for children ages four-twelve. It aims to foster students to learn the English language as a tool, not as a goal, and to become individuals with creative and critical thinking skills.

https://www.gogokid.com.cn/

3.4 Yuanfudao

Yuanfudao is the largest online live course platform, servicing primary and secondary school students in China to help improve their test scores. The platform connects students with tutors who live stream through the app. Students can choose one-on-one tutoring services or join a group class.

https://www.yuanfudao.com/

3.5 Zhangmen 1to1

Zhangmen is an online tutoring platform that provides tutoring courses to students from eight to eighteen years old. Through the online and mobile apps of Zhangmen 1to1, primary and middle school students can select top teachers who have graduated from China’s first-class universities such as Tsinghua, and Peking University for personalised, one-on-one tutoring sessions and teaching is offered for subjects like math, English, physics, chemistry, etc.

https://www.zhangmen.com/

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4. Best Chinese Websites for Movies

4.1 iQiyi Movies

iQiyi is owned by Baidu, the largest Chinese search engine company. This site offers various full-length and copyrighted contents, including full movies, TV shows, animation, documentaries, music…etc.

Iqiyi Movie
Iqiyi Movie

You can also find Hong Kong (Cantonese) and Taiwan movies. Many are currently trending movies.

https://www.iqiyi.com/

4.2 M1905

M1905.com is China’s national CCTV Movie Channel. The site provides columns like movies, videos, movie rankings, movie stars, blogs, etc. It boasts more than 10,000 HD movies with three extra movies added daily.

https://www.1905.com/mdb/film/

4.3 Sohu Movies

Sohu Movie is one of China’s most popular streaming movie websites. The site provides thousands of movies and TV series for free. Even some of the latest American movies and TV shows are available legally. But all those movies are only available for Mainland China.

http://tv.sohu.com/movie/

4.4 Youku Movies

Everyone knows Youku in China, a similar video site like YouTube. Its movie channel hosts numerous Chinese and foreign movies, including many top blockbusters.

https://movie.youku.com/

4.5 QQ Movies

If you know a bit about China, you must hear of QQ, the most widely used instant messenger in China. Its movie channel – QQ Movie – is one of the most visited movie sites. It has channels including movies, dramas, shows, documentaries, and cartoons.

https://v.qq.com/movie/

5. Best Chinese Websites for Novels

5.1 Jinjiang Literature City

Jinjiang Literature City was established in 2003 and is the largest female literature base in the world. It has 650,000 online works, including travel, love, film and television, urban love, and other types. It has 7 million registered users, 500,000 registered authors, 12,000 contracted authors, of which 3,000 have published works. Nearly 10,000 new users register every day, and 750 new works are published every day.

Jinjiang Literature City
Jinjiang Literature City

https://www.jjwxc.net/

5.2 Qidian Chinese Website

As the largest original online literature website in China, Qidian Chinese website has a diverse content of works, including fantasy and martial arts. It also is suitable for a wide range of user groups.

https://www.qidian.com/

5.3 Chuangshi Chinese Website

Chuangshi Chinese Website is a fully open online literature platform that integrates reading, creation, interactive community, and copyright operation, carefully built by a senior team in the online literature industry.

http://chuangshi.qq.com/

5.4 Zongheng Chinese Website

Zongheng is a large-scale Chinese original reading website under Baidu Literature. After years of hard work, Zongheng has achieved remarkable results with an inventory of more than 160,000 books, a daily independent IP of more than 2.6 million, and a PV of more than 60 million, making it a domestic first-class professional website for original Chinese literature.

http://www.zongheng.com/

5.5 Hongxiutianxiang

Hongxiutianxiang is one of the world’s leading digital rights operators for female literature. This site provides high-quality reading services covering novels, prose, essays, poems, lyrics, scripts, diaries, and other genres. It is a huge influence in female literary writing and publishing, such as romance and workplace novels.

https://www.hongxiu.com/

6. Best Chinese Websites for News

6.1 People’s Daily Online

People’s Daily Online is a large-scale information platform constructed by People’s Daily – one of the world’s top ten newspapers. It is also one of the largest comprehensive medias on the Internet. As a leading key news website in China, it upholds “authority and strength generated from people”.

People's Daily Online
People’s Daily Online

http://en.people.cn/index.html

6.2 Xinhua Net

Established on November 7, 1997, as an online news provider of the Xinhua News Agency, it was officially named Xinhua Net on March 10, 2000, where it began around-the-clock news release with leading online public opinion at home and setting a good image of China abroad as its main task.

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/home.htm

6.3 China Daily

It serves more than 330 million readers worldwide and is a default choice for people who read about China in English. The group plays an important role as a channel for information exchanges between China and the rest of the world.

http://global.chinadaily.com.cn/

6.4 China.org

China.org offers broad access to up-to-date news about China, with searchable texts of government position papers and a wealth of basic information about Chinese history, politics, economics, and culture.

http://www.china.org.cn/

6.5 CCTV NEWS

CCTV NEWS is the English language news channel of China Central Television (CCTV), the nation’s largest national broadcasting network. The channel grew out of CCTV International and launched on September 25, 2000. Its wide range of coverage includes newscasts, in-depth reports, and commentary programs, as well as a host of feature presentations.

https://english.cctv.com/

7. Best Chinese Websites for Flight Booking

7.1 Trip.com

With more than 1.4 million hotels in 200 countries and regions, they’ve built an extensive hotel network to give customers a fantastic choice of accommodation. Their far-reaching flight network has over 2 million individual flight routes connecting with more than 5,000 cities around the globe.

Trip
Trip

https://us.trip.com/

7.2 Qunar

Qunar’s search scope covers over 4190 online travel agencies, 770,000 hotels, 180,000 flight routes, 500,000 vacation routes,10,000 tourist attractions, 242,000 daily group-buying deals, and many more. The total number of activated users for Qunar’s mobile app hit 460million by the end of September 2014.

https://www.qunar.com/

7.3 Travelgo

Travelgo is a leading provider of leisure travel in China. It was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Suzhou, China. It started in 2004, and its headquarters are in Suzhou, China. The industry has acknowledged Travelgo’s rapid growth and innovative business models. In 2014, it obtained more than RMB 2 billion investment from Tencent and Ctrip.

https://www.travelgo.com/

7.4 China Highlights

China Highlights is one of the best China tour companies that specialises in customised and creative China tours. China Highlights boasts a “Personal Trip Advisor,” which is a specific customer service individual who is specifically assigned to your booking to make sure you have all your questions answered.

https://www.chinahighlights.com/

7.5 Spring Airlines

Since the beginning of operations, Spring Airlines has maintained the overall average passenger load factor at about 95%, offering fares 30% lower than the market price of the same route. Despite rapid expansion, the company’s goal remains simple: offer safe, punctual, cost-effective, personalised, and friendly travel for all.

https://en.ch.com/

8. Best Chinese Websites for Car Selling

8.1 Autohome

Autohome Inc. is the leading online destination for automobile consumers in China. Autohome provides professionally produced and user-generated content, a comprehensive automobile library, and extensive automobile listing information to consumers covering the entire car purchase and ownership cycle.

Autohome
Autohome

https://www.autohome.com.cn/beijing/

8.2 PCauto

Since PCauto launched in July 2002, it has developed into one of the largest automobile portals in China. It provides the latest product information on various domestic and international automobiles through its local guides and directories.

https://www.pcauto.com.cn/

8.3 Xcar

Xcar.com provides new car quotations, pictures, model information, forums, information, and so on. Xcar is the world’s largest automotive-themed community, including 85 mainstream brand model clubs.

https://www.xcar.com.cn/

8.4 Cheshi

Cheshi provides car quotations, buying guides, regulations, model introductions, used cars, insurance, forums, market analysis, price reduction information, etc., for dealers and consumers across the country.

http://www.cheshi.com/

8.5 Bitauto

As a leading automobile Internet company in China, Bitauto provides professional and rich information and shopping guide services for Chinese automobile users, as well as effective marketing solutions for automobile manufacturers and automobile dealers.

https://www.yiche.com/

9. Best Chinese Websites for the Games

9.1 Tencent Games

Established in 2003, Tencent Games is the largest online game community in China and the digital entertainment platform with the most users worldwide. More than 800 million users enjoy Tencent game products every day to become a world-renowned game development and service operator.

Tencent Games
Tencent Games

https://game.qq.com/

9.2 NetEase Games

NetEase Games was established in 2001, leading the MMORPG game market in China. After more than twenty years of rapid development, NetEase has become one of the seven largest game companies in the world. As a leading Chinese game website and company, NetEase has always been at the forefront of the independent development of online games.

https://www.neteasegames.com/

9.3 Perfect World

Perfect World is the first game company in China to develop a 3D game engine. As a global game developer, publisher, and operator, Perfect World Games has a layout in client games, mobile games, console games, VR games, and cloud games.

https://www.arcgames.com/en/games/pwi

9.4 Lilith Games

Lilith Games started in May 2013, and its headquarters are in Shanghai, China. It is a world-renowned game developer and publisher committed to creating fun games for global players.

https://www.lilithgames.com/?locale=en-US

9.5 4399 Small Games

4399 Games is China’s leading web game platform. Its products have won the love of users with high levels of playability and interest, real and refreshing combat sense, exquisite art graphics, dazzling combat effects, and stable technical support.

http://www.4399.com/

10. Best Chinese Websites for Discounts

10.1 Chinabrands

Chinabrands is a leading drop shipping company that offers one-stop e-shopping for consumers worldwide. It boasts a product lineup of electronics, fashion, home, and outdoor, among many other categories. They also offer discounts and flash sales from time to time.

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https://www.chinabrands.com/

10.2 Shein

Shein specialises in fashion, especially women’s, although there are some menswear, children’s items, and accessories available. Consumers get free standard shipping for orders over $49. Express shipping costs $12.90 but is free for orders above $99. It allows free returns for all orders.

https://www.shein.com.hk/

10.3 GeekBuying

Founded in 2012, Hong Kong-based GeekBuying prides itself by offering top-tier products at unbeatable prices. It also specialises in electronics and home appliances such as smartphones, TV boxes, computers, etc. It has warehouses in the U.S., China, UK, France, and Germany.

https://www.geekbuying.com/

10.4 Made-In-China

Made-In-China.com is an online B2B e-commerce platform connecting “China Suppliers” with global purchasers. Its online store provides affordable and reliable items, including home décor, personal accessories, electronic gadgets and kitchen appliances, home household appliances, and more.

https://www.made-in-china.com/

10.5 DealeXtreme

Established in 2004, this Chinese website classifies itself as an extreme service since they claim to offer an extreme advantage to their customers. At DealeXtreme, they sell about any product at an affordable price.

https://www.dx.com/

Conclusion

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