China’s Digital Publishing Sector Sees Annual Revenues Rise Nearly 18% YoY in 2018


A new report on China’s digital publishing sector points to surging growth in revenues in 2018.

The “2018 – 2019 China Digital Publishing Annual Report” (2018-2019年中国数字出版年度报告) indicates that China’s digital publishing sector saw revenues rise 17.8% YoY in 2018 to reach 833.078 billion yuan.

According to the report online publication revenues were 2.138 billion yuan, while e-book revenues were 5.6 billion yuan and digital newspapers were 830 million yuan.

Blog application revenues were 11.53 billion yuan, online music revenues were 10.35 billion yuan, while online comic and animation revenues were 18.08 billion yuan.

Mobile publication revenues were 200.74 billion yuan, online gaming revenues were 79.11 billion yuan, online education revenues were 133 billion yuan, while online advertising revenues were 371.7 billion yuan.