The annual report from Spain’s publishers describes a 10th consecutive year of growth for the country’s book market, at €2.7 billion.
FGEE reports that Spain’s exports of children’s books increased by 3.4 percent, to €24.2 million in 2021, with Mexico as a primary market.
The new ‘Barometer of Reading Habits’ in Spain sees younger readers, especially ages 15 to 18, increasing their engagement with books.
The Umberto e Elisabetta Mauri ‘school of booksellers’ returns to Venice, with a live-streamed half-day conference available on January 27.
The IPA Africa Publishing Innovation Fund’s ‘Spotlight on Africa’ program at Frankfurt: Issues and Publishers.
The ‘Spotlight on Africa’ program scheduled for October’s Frankfurter Buchmesse is presented by the IPA’s Africa Publishing Innovation Fund.
The Spanish book market is reporting revenues of €2.5 billion in 2021, a gain of 5.6 percent over 2020, and book sales of 174 million units.
In its final year, IPA’s Africa Publishing Innovation Fund plans to support training in accessible publishing for African book publishers.
The IPA and Dubai Cares Africa Publishing Innovation Fund names its new grants and outlines coming engagement in accessible publishing.
Italy’s publishers see online retail receding as physical stores reassert their prominence in the market’s book sales.