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Key facts

Population:1.379 billion (World Bank 2016)
Official languages: Mandarin Chinese
Currency: Yuan
Important ministries: Ministry of Education, Ministry of Culture,
Official statistics
: National Bureau of Statistics of China
Trade associations:
Publishers Association of China
Annual book fairs: Beijing International Book Fair in August, and Shanghai International Children's Book Fair in December.
VAT on books: 13% (print) 6% (ebooks)
Fixed book price  system: No


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PA Market Report China Journals 2016
PA Market Report China 2015
Attitudes of Chinese Academics to Foreign Scholarly Journals 2005
China Academic Journals Market Profile 2003
Hong Kong Publishing Market Profile 2007