Beijing’s new children's fair a big opportunity, UK publishers say

Beijing’s new children's fair a big opportunity, UK publishers say

The Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) announcement yesterday (26th March), that it is to launch a dedicated children’s stream to run alongside its main event, has underscored China’s burgeoning power in the international sector. And while Western publishers still see the 2018 Bologna Book Fair Guest of Honour country as a profitable region in which to do business, some are wary of recent indications that Chinese publishers will scale back the importing of titles to focus on home-grown content.

The inaugural Beijing International Children’s Book Fair will be held on 22nd–26th August 20...

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