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Brazil, Other Developing Markets Included in Global Ranking of Publishers

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Starting in 2006 publishing consultant Rüdiger Wischenbart began to systematically analyze the international book industry. In each subsequent year he has produced what he calls, the “Global Ranking of the Publishing Industry,” and it is […] Read More

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Textbook Consortium Launch “Minha Biblioteca” E-book Service for University Libraries

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In 2010, Objetiva, Record, Sextante, Rocco, L&PM and Planeta founded DLD, a company to convert their books to the digital format and to distribute e-books. As we wrote earlier, DLD launched its operations last month. […] Read More

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Textbook Trade Association Abrelivros Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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The textbook segment is the largest in Brazil and represents 51% of all sales, fueled primarily by government bulk purchases. The sales account for some US$401 million annually, with books going to over 40 million […] Read More

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Brazilian Publishing By the Numbers


The Brazilian publishing market continues to exhibit modest growth. According to the most recent figures released by the Brazilian Book Chamber (CBL) and the Brazilian Publishers Union (SNEL), the total market was calculated as being […] Read More

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As STM Market Grows, McGraw-Hill Partnership with Grupo A Takes Off


The STM (Scientific, Technical and Professional) segment is one of the most successful in Brazil, accounting for fully 20% of the market. According to Fipe (Fundação Instituto de Pesquisas Econômicas), a respected research institute, the […] Read More

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