Brazil E-book Prediction

In Brazil, Ebooks Predicted to Reach 2.63% Market Share

In PublishNews Brazil by Carlo Carrenho

This week’s issue of PublishNews Brazil, a collaboration between Publishing Perspectives and PublishNews, brings you all the latest news from the booming Brazilian book market, including:

Ebook sales in Brazil (2012-2013)

Ebooks Predicted to Reach 2.63% Market Share by End of 2013
Based on number released by DLD, one of Brazil’s biggest ebook distributors, we forecast the ebook market in Brazil at 3.57 million units sold — or 2.6% of the overall market — for 2013.

Ink Used in Book Publishing Could Go Tax Free
The Brazilian senate is studying the bill that will make ebooks tax free. Now a bill in the deputies chamber in Brasília could exempt ink used for printing books. 

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About the Author

Carlo Carrenho

Carlo Carrenho is a Brazilian publisher and journalist. In 2001, he founded PublishNews, a daily electronic newsletter in Portuguese that covers the Brazilian publishing market. He’s also worked for several Brazilian publishing houses, including Thomas Nelson Brasil, which he launched in 2007. Carlo partnered with Publishing Perspectives to launch PublishNews Brazil, news on Brazilian publishing in English.