Singapore or Tokyo for China web host?

Blue globeQuestion: Should I host my site in Singapore or Tokyo? Most of the visitors will be from China.

Answer: The best web host for Chinese market is within China. The next best web host location for mainland China is Hong Kong. After Hong Kong both Singapore and Tokyo are tied. Web hosts in Singapore and Tokyo may claim they will shorten the time and distance to reach China but both won’t make a significant difference.

The best location for serving up sites to Chinese visitors is in mainland China and after that it is Hong Kong.