China's copyright deals increase at book fair

Updated 2017-08-28 09:30:44 Xinhua
Children read books at picture books exhibition of the 24th Beijing International Book Fair, in which nearly 10,000 picture books of 14 languages were on display, in Beijing, capital of China, Aug.26, 2017. (Xinhua/Shen Bohan)

Children read books at picture books exhibition of the 24th Beijing International Book Fair, in which nearly 10,000 picture books of 14 languages were on display, in Beijing, capital of China, Aug.26, 2017. (Xinhua/Shen Bohan)

A total of 5,262 copyright deals have been made between China and foreign countries at the five-day Beijing International Book Fair, which concluded Sunday, up 4.9 percent year on year.

Of the deals, 3,244 cases were export and partnership contracts, up 5.5 percent year on year, and 2,018 were import agreements with an annual increase of 3.9 percent.

Books with themes on children, literature, culture, education, economy and philosophy were among the most popular, with more books being translated into other languages, such as French, Japanese, Russian, and Arabic.

The book fair displayed more than 10,000 excellent books that had been published since the 18th Communist Party of China National Congress, at a sub-exhibition hosted by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television.

The 24th Beijing International Book Fair attracted more than 2,500 exhibitors from 89 countries and regions, with overseas exhibitors accounting for 58 percent.

Also in the News

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time
Showbiz2016/06/16 13:58October 19 2017 16:56:29

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time

Attending Shanghai International Film Festival, Nicole Kidman talks about her role in "Grace of Monaco".

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts
Also in the News2014/05/01 12:16October 19 2017 16:56:29

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'
Also in the News2014/04/18 13:18October 19 2017 16:56:29

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'

Hollywood star Johnny Depp's speech in the upcoming new film "Transcendence" has been disclosed on Friday, April 11th.

Most Watched

News:
China World Business Sports Showbiz Audio
Video:
C4 My Chinese Life The Sound Stage China Revealed Showbiz Video Travel Video
Photos:
China World Fun Travel Entertainment Sports
Travel:
Beijing Shanghai Guangzhou
Lifestyle:
Live Music Opera & Classical Movies Traditional Shows Exhibitions
Learn Chinese:
Chinese Studio Living Chinese Everyday Chinese Just For Fun Chinese Culture Buzzwords