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Global Publishing Information (GPI)

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Global Publishing Information (GPI) is the PA's online database of market reports, mini market profiles and statistics.

Since its development in 2001, the PA now has market reports for all the major publishing markets (over 40 of the top 50 export destinations for UK books) and a programme to update them on a regular basis. Written by foremost experts in their fields, the PA market reports are comprehensive in their coverage of the key facts influencing market development and are an essential tool for professionals engaged in the worldwide publishing industry. For a complete list of the reports click here.

Simarily the PA's Global Statistics is a collection of statistics on overseas markets (including statistics on countries not yet covered by a market report) is continuing to extend its coverage. To view this collection click here.

Following the success of the PA/UKTI booklet of six mini market profiles (China, Egypt, India, South Africa, UAE, USA (trade) in 2009, the PA  has extended the range of countries providing either a short update on a country already covered within the PA market reports or a country not yet covered but of particular interest at the time (i.e. Iceland and Indonesia).  To view this collection click here.  

What does it cost?

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Online access to GPI is available free of charge to members of The Publishers Association using their company login and password.

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What the reports offer

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Each of the PA market reports offer a strategic overview, comprehensive supporting detail and lots of essential contacts for speedy market access. 

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How the Information is obtained

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The market reports are compiled at first hand, by industry experts.

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Who needs this information

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Developed originally with the publishing industry in mind, the PA market reports are meeting the needs of a diverse range of clients, from research organisations to investment bankers as the following list shows:

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