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Hubei boasts featured bookstores

Source: hubei.gov.cn 01/10/2019 04:01:37

On January 8, 2019, the China Bookstore Conference was held in Beijing, capital of China, with Hubei Xinhua Bookstore Group winning nine awards.

“The number of awards set a new record,” said Qiu Congjun, chairman of Hubei Xinhua Bookstore Group. He added that all the city bookstores, rural bookstores, community bookstores and campus bookstores in Hubei had won relevant awards this year.

In 2017, there were 270 Xinhua bookstore outlets in Hubei, with a number of physical bookstores appearing, enjoying new spaces, formats and experiences. The year of 2018 saw 15 new university bookstores, 51 community themed bookstores as well as 51 primary and secondary school bookstores. By 2020, Hubei’s cumulative investment in bookstores will exceed 500 million yuan, pushing forward the equalization of public cultural space in urban and rural areas.(hubei.gov.cn by Zhang Yawei)