Market Research Report
Publishing Global Industry Almanac 2015-2024
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|Publishing Global Industry Almanac 2015-2024|
|Published: October 27, 2020||Content info: 580 Pages||
Global Publishing industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2015-19, and forecast to 2024). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.
The publishing market consists of books, newspapers and magazines.
The book publishing segment includes publishers of academic, professional, general and other (fictions, non-fiction etc) books. The market value of this segment refers to the domestic B2C sales of books only at the retail sales price (RSP).
The newspaper segment is valued as the sum total of all revenues gained from the sale of newspapers including those gained through circulation, subscription (inc. online subscription), and advertising revenue.
The magazine segment value is calculated as the revenues generated by publishers from B2C sales of copies of their products, and does not include advertising revenues.
Any currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2019 annual average exchange rates.
Figures presented in this report are calculated applying the "middle path" scenario - this is based on the current situation in countries where the epidemic burst first, like China as a model countries and the announcements made by governments, stating that the abnormal situation may last up to six months.
The assumption has been made that after this time the economy will gradually go back to the levels recorded before the pandemics by the end of the year. It is also assumed that there is no widespread economic crisis as seen back in 2008 due to announced pay-outs across countries.
At the moment of preparation of this report in April 2020 the economic implications of the lock downs of many economics are still very difficult to predict as there is no indication how long the pandemics could last, the number of sectors forced to stay closed and the scale of the governmental' aid involved. At the same time the weight of the pandemic seriousness is applied on the individual countries in this report based on death to population ratio recorded in countries.
Majority of the industries will see the decline in volume of the goods and services offered by companies. Usually the lower demand would cause the decrease the prices level. However, amid many governments' ordered for many industries to lock down and so the supply chain is distorted that in great pictures mitigate the results of lower demand.
Applied scenarios differ depending on the individual sector, however generally sectors which involves intensive manual labor and face to face interaction seem to be hit the most by present situation. On the other hand the internet based businesses as well as the producers of the vital, subsisted products and services seems to take advantages of the current events.
The global publishing market had total revenues of $258.7bn in 2019, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -0.2% between 2015 and 2019.
The books segment was the market's most lucrative in 2019, with total revenues of $128.2bn, equivalent to 49.6% of the market's overall value.
Some players have struggled due to insufficient ecommerce capacity, but sustained demand through lockdowns has generally been a boon where supply has been able to meet it.