Text Version
RSS Feeds
Newsletter
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  SERVICES
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -Newsletter
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
 -
 -
China's digital publishing sees rapid development
+ -
14:17, July 09, 2009

Click the "PLAY" button and listen. Do you like the online audio service here?
Good, I like it
Just so so
I don't like it
No interest
 Related News
 China digital publishing revenue to reach 53 bln yuan in 2008
 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
Reporters learned at the 3rd Chinese Digital Publishing Exposition which opened in Beijing on July 7 that by the end of 2008, China's entire digital publishing sector had realized 53 billion yuan in total revenue, up 46.42 percent year-on-year. The figure is expected to exceed 75 billion yuan in 2009.

In the next few years, the number of people using digital publishing products will grow by 30 percent annually and the industry's annual revenue will increase by 50 percent. This indicates that the digital publishing sector is growing significantly faster than other sectors of the publishing industry.

At present, 176 million Chinese use their cell phones to surf the Internet. The cell phone publishing sector is growing faster than any other sector in the entire digital publishing industry, recording a growth rate of nearly 300 percent in 2007; its revenue maintained a 100 percent growth rate in 2008.

Since last year, China's publishing industry has generally maintained rapid growth despite the financial crisis. The process of digitalization, in particular, is accelerating noticeably and has sound development prospects. Digital technology has brought about revolutionary changes in production methods, business models, management styles and other aspects of the publishing industry. The traditional publishing industry has accelerated its upgrading processes; the digital publishing sector has developed rapidly and is entering a new period of rapid growth, said Sun Shoushan, vice director of the General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP).

By People's Daily Online



  Your Message:   Most Commented:
India's unwise military moves
Veiled threat or good neighbor?
Unveiled Rebiya Kadeer: a Uighur Dalai Lama
13 more bodies from Air France flight 447 recovered
Cambodia FM: Thailand threatens Cambodia and UNESCO over Preah Vihear temple

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved

http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90776/90882/6697047.pdf