Even though China has blocked access to Google Play in the country, the app platform is still hoping to bring aboard more Chinese-made apps, and help them make money from international customers.
Google’s digital store will now support developers based in mainland China, who want to sell paid apps on the platform, the U.S. search giant said on Wednesday. This means that revenue generated from the apps can be transferred directly to the bank accounts of Chinese developers.
The announcement won’t bring any change for bigger Chinese companies, with offices in Hong Kong or in the U.S., where Google Play merchant support is already offered. But it will help small developers based in China, who were previously restricted from the platform.
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