“Brazilian Publishers” is a trade organisation set up in 2008 by the Brazilian Book Chamber (CBL) and the Brazilian Export and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) to promote Brazil’s publishing interests around the world.
In the first half of 2019 Brazilian Publishers recorded a 70% increase (on same period 2018) in copyright deals, which increased in value from US$260,000 to US$450,000.
For books sold a 160% jump took revenue from US$470,000 to US$1.2 million.
Fernanda Dantas, CBL International Relations Manager and Brazilian Publishers Project Manager, said,
The worldwide publishing market is undergoing a major transformation, with new technologies, services, transmedia integrations, and a digital generation that relates to both book and reading in a new way. We encourage our companies to face this moment as a challenge and help find opportunities.
Via Brazil’s PublishNews.
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