Book Exports Slightly Rise As Piracy Drags Down Sales

April 2004
Book Publishing Report;4/19/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 14, p6
Trade Publication
Assesses the status of book exports worldwide due to copyright piracy based on the 2003 book export figures report released by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Percentage of decline in South Korea's book export; Increase in the U.S. book exports to China where efforts to curb copyright infringement may be improving; Drop of U.S. book export sales in Thailand with the widespread piracy in the country; Decline of book exports rate in Netherlands, Hongkong and India.


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