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A New Era
After a downturn in the 1990s, the Chinese movie industry has started to grow very rapidly. In 2010, China's annual box-office receipts for the first time surpassed 10 billion yuan. The box-office success of many films in China portends a new golden era for the Chinese movie industry
Movie Market Booming

China's film industry has entered a stage of rapid growth. Since a structural reform was carried out in this field seven years ago, on the average, movie box-office sales have increased at an amazing annual rate of 30 percent, which is quite an unusual case in the world

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