Global Ranking of the Publishing Industry 2015 is out. China’s forceful entrance highlighted.
This survey of the 57 largest (book) publishing corporations worldwide, with a combined revenues from publishing of 53,328 m€, tracks the evolution of the global business of books in its transformation between digitalization, globalization and consolidation.
The study, which has been updated annually since 2007, encompasses scientific and professional, educational and consumer publishing.
An initiative by Livres Hebdo, this annual snapshot of the global book business has been updated every year since 2007, and is co-published by Bookdao, China, The Bookseller, UK, buchreport, Germany, Publishers Weekly, USA, and PublishNews Brazil. It has been researched by Rüdiger Wischenbart Content and Consulting.
A summary of findings 2015 can be downloaded here.