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The Cultural Industry Maintained Rapid Growth in the First Three Quarters

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Author:Zhang Yi | Source:Guangming Daily (October 31, 2017)


On October 30, the National Bureau of Statistics released the latest statistics. According to a survey of 54,000 enterprises in the cultural and related industries, these enterprises in the first three quarters of this year realized 6.7618 trillion yuan in operating revenue, 11.4% more than the same period last year (nominal growth, without deduction of price factors). The growth was still fast and the growth rate was 4.4 percentage points higher. 

In ten sectors of the cultural and related industries, apart from special cultural equipment production, nine sectors realized rapid growth in operating revenue, and four sectors realized double-digit growth: cultural information transmission services with “Internet+” as the main form (36%), cultural and art services (16.3%), stationery commodity production (13.4%) and cultural, leisure and entertainment services (13%). 

In light of different regions, enterprises in the cultural and related industries in the eastern region realized 5.0754 trillion yuan in operating revenue, accounting for 75.1% of the national total; the central region, western region and northeastern region realized 1.0794 trillion yuan, 532.5 billion yuan and 74.6 billion yuan respectively, accounting for 16.0%, 7.9% and 1.1% of the national total respectively. In light of growth rates, the western region’s growth rate of 13.4% is higher than the eastern region’s growth rate of 11.9% and the central region’s growth rate of 8.7%. The northeastern region’s growth rate is -1.0%, 10.4 percentage points higher than the same period last year. 

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