Italian 2017 market figures published

The Association of Italian Publishers (AIE) published positive market figures from 2017 with the Italian publishing market increasing 5.8% on 2016 to 1.4 billion Euro. The e-book and audiobook markets grew 3.2% to 64 million Euro.

66,757 titles were published in 2017 and physical bookshops are still the main destination for purchasers, with 69.6% of books bought there against 21.3% from online retailers.

You can read the presentation of AIE President Ricardo Franco Levi (in Italian) here.

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