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10 billion yuan in deals done at Chinese cartoon fest

The Sixth China International Cartoon and Animation Festival closed in Hangzhou on May 3. Compared with previous festivals, the audience of the six-day festival doubled, and the turnover exceeded 10 billion yuan.

The festival is the most authoritative and influential exhibition in the Chinese animation industry. The current festival conducted more than 40 activities in four categories, namely exhibitions, forums, competitions and events.

According to preliminary statistics from the organizing committee, 161 million people participated in these activities compared with the 78 million people who attended the previous festival.

During this year's festival, 365 Chinese and foreign enterprises from 47 countries and regions participated in trading and exhibiting activities. Nearly 200 animation projects involving a total of 8.3 billion yuan were signed. Live turnover achieved 2.3 billion yuan and the total turnover was 10.6 billion yuan.

By People's Daily Online