17 February 2019

Movie box office sales up 34.9% in Jan-Sept, Xinhua says

Movie box office sales in China totaled 16.42 billion yuan (US$2.67 billion) in the first nine months of 2013, representing an increase of 34.9 percent over the same period last year, Xinhua news agency reported Wednesday, citing data from the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT). The figure is almost close to the total annual box office takings for last year, which stood at 17.07 billion yuan, the report noted. Domestic films grossed 9.56 billion yuan in the first three quarters, up 93.8 percent compared to the same period last year, while imported films saw their ticket sales decline by 5.2 percent to 6.86 billion yuan, according to the report.

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