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An article about a country with 3 separate customs territories – China. #FTAs in place between the Mainland and Hong Kong, Mainland and Macao and Hong Kong and Macao /1…
Basically: China is one country with separate customs territories which are joined by FTAs – in order to move products between these territories firms need to comply with #rulesoforigin
So the Chinese “one country, two systems” system is not without price. /2
It is as if post #Brexit NI and GB were two different #customs territories within one country, joined by an FTA and with rules of origin and other customs formalities between them- with an actual customs border. Just something to think about
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Free-To-Air (FTA) channels Vs #PayTV subscription.
Pay TV operator have argued that their business model is "Subscription". That when a customer opt for Pay TV, their primary interest is in the premium Pay TV content and not to watch the Free To Air channels.
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During the stakeholder consultations as part of the New broadcasting licensing development, many commentators were for #PayTV providers offering Free-To-Air channels free to subscribers even after monthly subscription have run out. The reason being, they are Free so why pay?
Just like many #PayTV providers globally have also refused to allow customers to pay per channel. Customers are not allowed to customise channels they want to watch for one simple reason, many channels whether it is Discovery Channel or C-SPAN may not be viable on their own.
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