Textbook Exports Decline 4.9% in 2010; Imports Up 5.3%

April 2011
Educational Marketer;4/25/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p1
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The article reports that the value of textbooks exported from the U.S. declined by 4.9 percent in 2010 according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. It details the business performance of several textbook companies which include McGraw-Hill, John Wiley and Sons, and Pearson Group PLC. It discusses the growth in emerging markets particularly in China which is reportedly the tenth largest export market for textbooks in 2010.


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