Books in Europe industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2012-16, and forecast to 2021). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.
Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Europe books market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.
The physical segment of the books market includes atlases, dictionaries, encyclopedias, text books, guidebooks, musical scores, maps, fiction and non-fiction. The digital segment of the books market consists of electronic books (or e-books) which can be read on computers or other electronic devices such as tablets. The market is valued at retail selling price (RSP) with any currency conversions calculated using constant annual average 2016 exchange rates.
The European books market had total revenues of $35,044.0m in 2016, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -1.4% between 2012 and 2016.
The physical segment was the market's most lucrative in 2016, with total revenues of $32,155.1m, equivalent to 91.8% of the market's overall value.
The market is expected to be stimulated, at least on its e-book segment, after the expected approval by the European Commission of the application of a lower VAT on e-books. Nonetheless, fixed price book systems followed in major countries such as France and Germany may be an obstacle for the further development of this segment.
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