CHINA¡¯S 2014 BOX OFFICE HITS CNY29.6 MILLION
2015-01-03
The General Administration of Press and Publication, Radio, Film and Television released their 2014 statistics. 618 films were produced in China last year, 20 less than in 2013. Total box office reached CNY29.64 billion (+36.15% year-on-year), including CNY16.26 billion from domestic productions (54.51% of the total).

66 films grossed over CNY100 million, including 36 Chinese productions. Domestic films altogether sold for CNY1.87 billion at the box office, a 32.25% growth compared to 2013, while ticket sales hit 830 million (+34.52%).

The number of cinema theaters keeps growing fast, with 1015 new theaters and 5397 new screens (i.e. 15 per day) in China last year. The number of screens in the country has now reached 23,600.

The gap between China and North America is narrowing, with China already representing the second largest movie market worldwide.

 

Source: China Daily

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