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Tuesday, 31st August 2010

Publishing: Statistics: Slides from Recent Presentation by CEO of Wolters Kluwer, Nancy McKinstry, at 2010 Beijing International Publishing Forum

On Sunday, Nancy McKinstry shared her thoughts about publishing, China, her company and a number of other topics during the 2010 Beijing International Publishing Forum. You can find a the news release here.

Included in the 34 slide presentation are a number of statistics and other items that might be of interest.

Access the Presentation Slides (PDF)

Examples Include:

Facts About Wolters Kluwer
+ Approximately 19,300 employees in more than 40 countries across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America
+ 3.4 EUR billion revenue

Total Number of Professionals (Global, With Sources)
+ 8.4 Million Physicians
+ 13 Million Nurses
+ 2.5 Million

+ A List of Three Megatrends Impacting Wolters Kluwer Business Today

+ Numbers and Comparisons Including
10 Petabytes, All U.S. Academic Research Libraries
1/2 Yotabyte, The Entire Internet in 2009

+ Wolters Kluwer 2010-2012 Strategy

+ A Breakdown on Wolters Kluwer Revenue by Format and Types (Cyclical, Books, Subscriptions)
Example: In 2009 52% Electronic vs. 34% Print; 71% Subscriptions vs. 11% Books

+ China Digital Publishing Developments
.5% of the total output of the publishing industry in 2009
+ Digital journal 0.6 bln; eBooks 1.4 bln; online advertising 20.6 bln; online gaming 25.6 bln; and mobile phone publishing 31.4 bln
+ Almost 90% of the Chinese publishing houses have developed an eBook publishing business

+ Wolters Kluwer in China

Source: Wolters Kluwer


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