STM in China: 2012 Market Size, Share & Forecast
China has been on a path of unparalleled growth in the past decade. Importantly for STM publishers and information providers, China’s spending on research and development has increased close to 20% every year, increasing its demand for high-quality content and driving the stream of research output in key publications. Within the breathless talk of new opportunity in the East there remains a high level of uncertainty in what, exactly, publishers will find when they get there. For industry players and their stakeholders who are considering whether to enter or expand in this intriguing market, understanding its dynamics is a crucial first step. This report:
- Quantifies the market in terms of revenue, split by domestic and international publishers;
- Provides analysis of key products and services and their source of demand;
- Presents case studies of key players;
- Identifies market drivers and potential disruptors;
- Predicts future growth.