Here are some more Chinese publishing groups who prepare to go public and, as mentioned already, take note how many of them are procincial groups: Schanghai Century Publishing Group Jiangsu Publishing Group Anhui Publishing Group Hunan Publishing Group and the distribution division of the central state run media group Xinhua. This will trigger an interesting […]

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China publishing going public – new bold steps
September 3, 2008 by ruediger

The well established and well controlled environment of China’s 578 or so state owned publishing companies is probably about to be shaken up considerably as several of those companies are about to go public. Liaoning Publishing Group is the leader of the pack as they already are listed at the Shanghai stock exchange for several […]

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The (book) world according to China
September 1, 2008 by ruediger

Today was networking day at BIBF – or the Beijing International Book Fair 2008 in Tianjin. On the international side, we had one workshop with presentations of major international book fairs, namely Frankfurt, London, Hongkong, Abu Dhabi, while I had the pleasure to represent BookExpo America. But it was not anymore a simple wooing for […]

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