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Book publishers are profiting off of India’s economic boom

19.3%

The book publishing sector in India is worth about $6.7 billion and expected to grow 19.3% annually until 2020.

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19.3%

That’s impressive compared to publishing globally, which is estimated to grow just 2% annually until 2022.

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India’s steady economic growth is allowing its middle class to spend more money on books 📚, specifically academic books.

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19.3%

Book publishers with a strong portfolio of educational books are seeing the effect.

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19.3%

That reflects government investment in education 🎓, higher enrollment, and fewer dropouts.

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S Chand, the largest publisher in India 📗, recently had a successful IPO.

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