January 26, 2022

Report: China’s E-Book Revenues Up 20.5% Annually Since 2012

Note: The following report (via Global Post) from Xinhua, China’s state-run news service.

From the Article

China’s e-book revenues have grown from 150 million yuan (24.5 million U.S. dollars) in 2006 to 4.5 billion yuan in 2014, with an increase of 20.5 percent annually since 2012.


China’s digital publishing industry grossed 338.8 billion yuan in 2014, according to Wei [Yushan, head of the the Chinese Academy of Press and Publication (CAPP)].


Another national survey done by the CAPP showed that in 2014, digital reading has become the main type of reading. Of digital readers, more than half were reading on mobile devices.

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