BEIJING, June 26 (Xinhua) -- China's total foreign trade volume of cultural products and services reached 137 billion U.S. dollars in 2018, up 8.3 percent from 2017, the country's top culture official said Wednesday.
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Copyright export grew from 9,365 items in 2012 to 13,816 items in 2017, Minister of Culture and Tourism Luo Shugang said in a report on cultural industry development, submitted to the top legislature for review at its ongoing bimonthly session.
Sales revenue of China-developed online games in overseas markets reached 9.59 billion U.S. dollars in 2018, up 15.8 percent from 2017.
China has also designated 13 national cultural export bases in a bid to facilitate cultural trade, Luo said.