Blue paper: China's cultural industry market reaches 800 billion yuan

16:18, May 06, 2010      

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The domestic and international market size of China's cultural industry is about 8 trillion yuan, according to the "Chinese Culture Blue Paper: The Development Report on China's Culture" released on May 6.

The Culture Research Center of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and the Social Sciences Academic Press jointly released the paper on May 6.

In 2009, China's urban and rural residents spent nearly 607.6 billion yuan in cultural entertainment and services, the government expenditure on cultural products and services reached 109.6 billion yuan and China exported a total of 70 billion yuan in cultural products and services, according to figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics and the estimation of a research group. Therefore, the domestic and international market size of China's cultural industry is about 800 billion yuan.

By People's Daily Online


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