The Book Information Centre (BIZ) Beijing has been operating since 1998 as the overseas representative office of the Frankfurt Book Fair in Beijing, in cooperation with the Goethe Institut China. It is the central contact and information point for the German and Chinese book industries and it provides many services for professionals in that field.
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We are the competent partner for inquiries on all aspects of the German and Chinese book sector.
The Book Information Centre works with a mixed mandate that balances straightforward business interests against a cultural-political mission, the aim of which is to increase the mutual transparency of the two country's book industries, and thereby to intensify German-Chinese cooperation.
The activities of the BIZ Beijing are designed to encourage the comprehensive and long-term cooperation between the book industries of China and Germany. It promotes the rights trade and it helps industry experts and stakeholders from the German publishing scene to participate in Asian book fairs. Likewise, it also facilitates the attendance of Chinese publishers, booksellers and media specialists at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
c/o Goethe-Institut Peking
Ms Yingxin GONG
Sunflower Tower 1870
No. 37 Maizidian St.
Tel.: +86 10 85276983
Fax.: +86 10 85276806
As an overseas office of the Frankfurt Book Fair, the Book Information Centre Beijing undertakes many activities to support the existing interest in German books and content. These include book exhibitions, rights offers, training programmes (e.g. seminars for publishers and booksellers), participation at cultural events, professional networking trips and exchange programmes, and contacts to multipliers on the ground. It provides information through its online and offline media, including updates on the latest developments in the book market. The BIZ Beijing is also a helpful partner for German and Chinese publishers when it comes to finding translators.