Apple has announced that Apple Music, iTunes Movies and iBooks are now available to customers in China. Apple Music in China features music from artists including Eason Chan, Li Ronghao, JJ Lin and G.E.M., as well as a wide range of international artists including Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and many more.
Thus, for the first time, customers in China will have access to Apple’s entertainment ecosystem with music, movies and books right at their fingertips. Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, said the following:
"Customers in China love the App Store and have made it our largest market in the world for app downloads,” said. One of the top requests has been more great content and we’re thrilled to bring music, movies and books to China, curated by a local team of experts.”
The tThree-month Apple Music trials start on Sept. 30 in China, and after that Chinese customers will be charged a 10 RMB per month fee for single-use accounts, or 15 RMB per month for family plans. iTunes Movies will carry international blockbusters as well as offerings from local studios like Bona, Huayi Brothers and 1905.
Furthermore, the iBooks Store has been filled with a variety of Chinese language books including "Big Head Son & Little Head Dad" by Zheng Chunhua and "The Family Belongings of Chinese People" by Ma Hongjie.