Tagged: China

CUP and China: the view from BIBF

The furore over Cambridge University Press and Chinese censorship has brought to the forefront an issue that has been going on under the radar for... Read more

Trump threatens tariffs on books as China trade war ramps up

Donald Trump has threatened to impose a 10% tariff on an extra $300bn of Chinese goods, including books. Read more

US publishing warns Chinese book tariffs could be 'devastating'

Donald Trump’s threat to slap a 25% tariff on goods, including books, imported from China could drive shops and publishers out of business, leading US... Read more

China crackdown on maps sparks major production delays

A new censorship crackdown in China has led to Beijing officals checking all books being printed in the country for maps, causing delays of up to... Read more

Double-digit growth continues for China's book market

The overall book retail market in China rose 11.3% year-on-year in 2018, according to a survey conducted by data company Openbook, cited by Chinese book... Read more

STEM the star for British lists in Shanghai

British publishers experienced “extraordinary” interest in their titles at last week’s Shanghai International Book Fair, with Chinese buyers particularly interested in picture books and science... Read more

Investigation reveals illegal workers making Kindles in China

An investigation has reported that thousands of agency workers who make Amazon’s Echo smart speakers and Kindles in China have been hired and paid illegally.... Read more

China Literature in UK drive

China’s biggest online publisher, China Literature, part-owned by e-commerce giant Tencent, is planning an English-language expansion. Read more

Booker Prize reverses decision on Ming-Yi's nationality listing

The Booker Prize Foundation has reversed its controversial decision on how to list Wu Ming-Yi’s nationality on its website following a row over the situation.... Read more

Man Booker International Prize criticised for changing Ming-Yi's nationality

The Man Booker International Prize has drawn controversy for changing the nationality of one of its longlisted authors from “Taiwan” to “Taiwan, China”. Read more

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