Population:1.379 billion (World Bank 2016)
Official languages: Mandarin Chinese
Important ministries: Ministry of Education, Ministry of Culture,
Official statistics: National Bureau of Statistics of China
Trade associations: Publishers Association of China
Annual book fairs: Beijing International Book Fair in August, and Shanghai International Children's Book Fair in December.
VAT on books: 13% (print) 6% (ebooks)
Fixed book price system: No