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Key facts

Population: 144.3m (2016)
Official languages: Russian
Currency: Russian Ruble  (RUB)
Important ministry: Ministry of Education and Science,
Official statistics office:
Federal Statistics OfficeService
Trade associations:
Russian Book Chamber, and Federal Agency for Press & Mass communication (FAPMC)
Annual book Fairs: Moscow Book Fair in September and Moscow International Book Fair for High-quality Fiction and Non-Fiction in December
Translation programme: The Institue of Translation funds promotes and supports the translation of Russian literature into other languages and foreign literary works into Russian.
VAT on books: 10% (print) 18% (ebooks)


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PA mini market profile Russia 2016
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