Written by: Yang Minglei
Translated by: Shen Xiao
Edited by: William Mosteller
HIT news (Yang Minglei / Character) Recently, the "Report on Influential Overseas Collection of Chinese Books" was launched at the 2018 Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF), which published the list "Top 10 English Books in the Overseas Chinese Collection of 2018", among which HIT press ranked.
The "Report on Influential Overseas Collection of Chinese Books" persists in tracking the global circulation of Chinese publications on the basis of bibliographic data collected by overseas libraries and publishing institutions in mainland China, and delineating the scope of Chinese culture's dissemination in the world today. It is an integral part of the research on the global influence of Chinese publishing, which has been positively responded to and highly appraised by the industry and academic circles, and is regarded by the industry as one of the core evaluation indicators for Chinese books going out.
In 2018, the "Report on Influential Overseas Collection of Chinese Books" increased the variety of monitoring and analysis of English books published by nearly 600 publishers in mainland China during the whole year from January to December 2017. In order to promote the development of cross-cultural and cross-language publishing capacity, accelerate the cross-regional and cross-national market promotion, and enhance the convergence of world-wide and diversified publishing talents, the "Top 10 Influential English Books in the Overseas Chinese Collection of 2018" has been published to realize the goal of soon becoming a publishing country and publishing power.