China's internet copyright industry maintains rapid growth in 2017: report

Updated 2018-04-24 11:50:03 Xinhua

China's internet copyright industry reached 636.5 billion yuan (about 100.9 billion U.S. dollars) in 2017, increasing 27.2 percent from the previous year, the country's copyright watchdog said Monday.

The market for pay-per-view videos reached 21.8 billion yuan in 2017 and is expected to maintain a 60 percent increase in the next two years, according to a report released by the National Copyright Administration.

The online gaming market hit 235.5 billion yuan, up 32 percent year on year, the report said.

The online music market rose 22 percent year on year to 17.5 billion yuan, and the online news and information market increased more than 40 percent to 30.5 billion yuan, it said.

According to the report, the number of live streaming users reached 422 million and the live streaming market totalled nearly 40 billion yuan.

Also in the News

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time
Showbiz2016/06/16 13:58March 21 2019 23:31:01

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 12:16March 21 2019 23:31:01

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'
Also in the News2014/04/18 13:18March 21 2019 23:31:01

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.

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