eBook China Collection (eBook), 1st Edition

  • The General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP)
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  • ISBN-10: 9814253707
  • ISBN-13: 9789814253703
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 161 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released May 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008
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China’s publishing industry has experienced vigorous development over the past few years. In 2004, the total publication value (based on list price) exceeded RMB 100 billion in addition to the huge advertising revenue of newspapers and periodicals as well as the value added of printing and other related segments. This has further enhanced the dominant position of publishing within the entire culture industry.

This industry report aims to present the reader with a comprehensive picture of China’s publishing industry from 2003 through 2006. It provides accurate, comparable data as well as objective, insightful investigations using proven methods of industrial economics. These data and investigations will offer a significant guide for China’s planning and development of its publishing industry in the 21st century.

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The General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP)

The General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP) or the National Copyright Administration of the People’s Republic of China operates directly under the State Council, taking charge of press, publication, and copyrights. The GAPP Book Department supervises the content of books both before and after publication and all publishing activities, formulates policies, rules, and regulations on book publication, handles applications for setting up new publishing organizations (including publishing groups), and manages the ISBNs. The project team compiling this industry report was organized by the GAPP Book Department. It is made up of officials from the department and also experts and professors in publishing.