CHINA CULTURAL INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Arts and crafts

2014/10/22 16:31:35 From:China Cultural Industry Association

A clear pattern has emerged that China’s arts&crafts industry, creative cultural industry and modern service industry are joining hands to achieve economy of scale and diversification and deliver high-quality products, registering growth rate above 20%. In 2013, the number of enterprises in arts&crafts sector with operation income from main business of RMB 20 million logged at 4,225, with total revenue of RMB 829.5 billion, a year-on-year increase of 28.52%; total profi stood at RMB 42.98 billion,a year-on-year growth of 29.12%; total export of arts & crafts products for China was valued at USD 52.5 billion in 2013,jumping by 17.93% over previous year.

At present,China has about 100,000 design-focused companies, as the integration of artistic design and manufacturing is making more notable impact at enhancing added value of cultural products,boosting brand building and advancing industry transformation and upgrade.

In the process of accelerated merge of international and domestic markets, exchange between China’s arts&crafts sector and international counterparts has deepened; China has become one of the most vibrant arts & crafts and art works markets in the world.