Date
19 August 2017

China movie box office sales top 19 bln yuan, paper says

Movie box office sales in China this year stood at 19.3 billion yuan (US$3.17 billion) as of Nov. 25, China Daily reported Sunday. Chinese films raked in 10.7 billion yuan, accounting for 55 percent of the mainland box office revenues during the period, Tong Gang, deputy director of the State General Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, was quoted as saying Friday at the Ninth National Congress of the China Film Association. China’s box office sales topped 10 billion yuan in 2010, having expanded rapidly from less than one billion yuan in 2002.

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