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Key facts

Population: 8.4m
Official Languages: German (official nationwide) and Slovene, official in
South Carinthia
Currency:  Euro (€)
Important ministries: Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, The Arts and Culture Division of the Federal Chancellery of Austria
Official statistics office: Statistics Austria
Trade Association:
Hauptverband des Österreichischen Buchhandels 
Annual Book Fair: Buch Wien - International Book Fair held in Vienna since 2008
Translation programme: The Austrian Federal Chancellery, Department for
Culture and the Arts
) provides grants in support of the translation of Austrian literature
VAT on books: Print (10%) ebooks (20%)
Fixed book price system: Yes


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