German audiobook market up 20% in 2005

German audiobook market has increased 20% so far in 2005, and up to 100 mln euros’ worth of audio books are expected to change hands in 2005, compared with 60 mln euros in 2004. UK audio book market had a turnover of 70 mln pounds in 2004, and publishers expect a maximum growth of 5% for 2005 and 2006.