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 publishing consultant 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.