Massive Chinese Copyright Trade at Frankfurt Book Fair

“Die Chinesen sind da,” (“The Chinese are there”, in German) was the motto of the biggest book fair in the world: the Frankfurter Buchmesse (October 6-10, 2009). China was Guest of Honour and the Chinese book publishers did show themselves prominently: “Chinese publishers have exported 1,310 copyright items, and imported 882 titles to foreign counterparts.“ […]