The Book Publishing industry is poised for growth in the five years to 2015. During this period, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 13.0% to total $16.4 billion; the industry is projected to grow 9.3% in 2015 alone. Profit is relatively high at 17.5% of revenue, and has remained steady over the past few years. High growth in the industry is mainly due to increasing popularity of online books, and also as a result of more book piracy.
There were few new entrants into the Book Publishing industry over the past five years because growth was limited by government restrictions on foreign capital investment.
The Book Publishing industry in China publishes books, textbooks, maps, and other printed articles. Companies engaged in book printing, retailing, and wholesaling are not included in this industry.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.