Hunan’s Cultural Industry Sees Fast Growth
In 2017, Hunan cultural industry maintained an overall steady and sound development, and most industries showed good momentum for growth.
In 2017, the annual gross value of cartoon games and related businesses in the province reached 27.5 billion CNY. In 2017, the number of cultural enterprises above designated size in Hunan exceeded 3,100, and the market entities in cultural sector further expanded.
In 2017, the imports and exports of Hunan's cultural trade totaled 2.292 billion USD, an increase of 73% over the same period of the previous year. Of the total, exports amounted to 2.252 billion USD, a year-on-year increase of 71.5%. The total trade volume and growth rate both hit record high. The China South Publishing & Media Group (CNS) and other nine enterprises and two projects including “Songdan Chinese Character Art Exhibition of 100 Overseas Cities” were selected as “2017-2018 Key National Cultural Export Enterprises and Key Projects”.
Translator: Xiao Juan
Chinese source: hunan.gov.cn