Latest News:  
Beijing   Cloudy    2 / -5   City Forecast

People's Daily Online>>Life & Culture

Chinese box office tops 12 billion RMB

By Bai Ying (People's Daily Overseas Edition)

15:11, December 19, 2011

Edited and translated by People's Daily Online

China has produced over 500 feature films since the beginning of 2011, generating gross box office receipts of more than 12 billion yuan, Cai Fuchao, head of the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, said in Beijing on Dec. 15.

Addressing at a film reception to celebrate the New Year, Cai said that China's film industry has maintained the momentum of strong growth in 2011, with a daily average increase of eight new film screens. The number of film screens nationwide has exceeded 9,000, marking considerable progress in the Chinese film industry infrastructure.

China produced 526 feature films in 2010, an increase of 15 percent from 456 in 2009. Meanwhile, the country's gross box office earnings reached nearly 10.2 billion yuan, up nearly 64 percent from over 6.2 billion yuan in 2009.

 
 
 
 
We Recommend
 
 
 

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:马茜)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. Female reconnaissance element in training

  2. Wedding dress show held in Hong Kong

  3. Nearly 9 years on, US withdraws from Iraq

  4. 1st twin giraffes celebrate birthday

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. Real names on Weibo points to progress
  2. China's foreign policy not a matter of tough vs. soft
  3. Growth moderation not "bad thing" for China
  4. Risks behind India's military buildup
  5. 2011: Year of government micro-blogs
  6. Chance of RMB devaluation small
  7. Narrow vision limits China's discourse power
  8. Dubai chasing Singapore's strictness with violations
  9. Too early to loosen China's property controls
  10. Do not let disputes taint Sino-Korean ties

What's happening in China

Expressway smash

  1. Chinese website offers US food
  2. China's online video viewers tops 394 million
  3. The green tax to spur environmental protection
  4. Club Med to open second resort in China
  5. Funding for tobacco control 'inadequate'

PD Online Data

  1. Yangge in Shaanxi
  2. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  3. The drum dance in Ansai
  4. Shehuo in Baoji City
  5. The dragon dance