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Discussion on WIPO’s Report for 2021 at the New Delhi World Book Fair

As a result, the 21 nations studied generated 71.6 billion USD in sales, with specific areas experiencing substantial increases above 2020 revenues.
on Mar 02, 2023
Discussion on WIPO’s Report for 2021

At the ongoing New Delhi World Book Fair, José Borghino, the secretary general of the IPA, and Pranav Gupta, the chair of the IPA's Data and Statistics Committee, joined Kevin Fitzgerald, director of WIPO's Information and Digital Outreach Division, to present the most recent publishing industry data gathered by WIPO for the year 2021.

In his introductory remarks, Mr. Fitzgerald concentrated on the report's insight into the COVID-19 pandemic's second year and the signs of industry recovery.

As a result, the 21 nations studied generated 71.6 billion USD in sales, with specific areas experiencing substantial increases above 2020 revenues. He followed by examining the development of industry revenues by format and sales channel and noting the ongoing development of revenues for digital formats.

Pranav Gupta moderated the following debate. It included José Borghino, secretary general of the IPA, Monica Malhotra, managing director of the MBD group, and Vikrant Mathur, executive director of Nielsen Book Data India.

In his remarks, Borghino emphasized the challenge of obtaining comparable statistics on the publishing business and praised WIPO for devoting time and money over the last seven years to developing their study. He emphasized the necessity of data for the industry to express its narrative properly. He congratulated Pranav Gupta for taking on the presidency of IPA's new Data and Statistics Committee, which intends to minimize the amount of data dark spots.

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