The press conference about 2018 Copyright Publicity Week held in Beijing

On April 23, the press conference about copyright publicity week in 2018 hosted by NCAC was held in Beijing.

Launch ceremony of the China-Japan-Korea Copyright Publicity Program

Yu Cike, Director General of Copyright Management under NCAC

Hosted by National Copyright Administration of China (NCAC), the press conference for the 2018 Copyright Publicity Week was held in Beijing on April 23. The key activities during the publicity week were notified at the conference, including the release of China-Japan-Korea promotion video of copyright protection and the Report on Development of China’s Online Copyright Industry (2018) and the interpretation of study results about “the economic contribution of China’s copyright industry in 2016”.Tang Zhaozhi, Deputy Director-General of Copyright Management Department under NCAC presided over the press conference, Yu Cike, Director-General of Copyright Management Department under NCAC, Lim Wonsun, Chairman of Korea Copyright Commission, Nagano Ozaki, Executive Director of Content Overseas Distribution Association of Japan, Fan Jun, Vice President of Chinese Academy of Press and Publication and Jiang Bo, Deputy Director of Research Base for Online Copyright Industry as well as media reporters attended the conference.

Chinese Academy of Press and Publication explained the above mentioned study report. The study indicated that the added value of copyright industry in China in 2016 reached 5,455,146 million yuan, a year-on-year increase of 9.0% and accounting for 7.33% of GDP;the core copyright industry took up 4.58% of GDP and 62% of the total copyright industry in 2016.The share of China’s copyright industry in its national economy is steadily growing and the overall scale is further expanding.   

The Research Base for Online Copyright Industry released the Report on Development of China’s Online Copyright Industry (2018). According to the Report, the rapid growth was sustained in the online copyright industry of China today. In 2017, the online copyright market in China reached 636,500 million yuan, up by 27.2% from that in 2016, among which the scale of paid users in the online copyright industry stood at 318,400 million yuan, taking up more than 50% of the total industrial market.

(Source: NCAC website)