Publishing market generated $383.6 mln in 2006

The global publishing market generated total revenues of $383,646 mln in 2006, this representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.3% for the five-year period spanning 2002-2006. Advertising sales proved the most lucrative for the global publishing market in 2006, generating total revenues of $149,226 mln, equivalent to 38.9% of the markets overall value. The performance of the market is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 3% for the five-year period 2006-2011 expected to drive the market to a value of $444,640 mln by the end of 2011.