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SURVEY: When Can China Rival the US for Digital Dominance?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

Several companies in China have the ability to better what the Americans can offer.

By Edward Nawotka
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Today’s feature story offers an overview of some of the latest developments in the “Digital South” — the metaphoric region that is home to the world’s developing economies, including Brazil, India, China, and elsewhere. And while it’s widely acknowledged that the US is the global leader in digital technology related to publishing, Europe is catching up and several companies in the Digital South — especially in China — have the ability to better what the Americans and Europeans have to offer. Tell us, how many years will it be before China can rival the US for digital dominance?

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About the Author

Edward Nawotka

Edward Nawotka is the Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Perspectives. A former foreign correspondent, he has covered the book business exclusively since 2000, serving as daily news editor for Publishers Weekly and columnist for Bloomberg News.