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Ordos cultural sector enjoys robust growth over nine months

Updated: 2021-11-18 (chinadaily.com.cn) Print

In the first three quarters of the year, the cultural and related industries in the city of Ordos – located in North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region – reportedly showed a positive development trend, with the operating incomes of cultural businesses sustaining robust growth.

In the nine months, the number of enterprises above a designated size in those sectors – companies with annual revenue of 20 million yuan ($3.1 million) or more – reached 19. Their combined operating income was 688.73 million yuan ($103.34 million), a year-on-year increase of 21.8 percent.

The cultural manufacturing industry's operating income reached 99.43 million yuan, a year-on-year increase of 36.2 percent. Meanwhile, the cultural wholesale and retail industry posted an income of 191.69 million yuan, a year-on-year increase of 4.7 percent and the cultural service industry saw an income of 397.61million yuan, up 28.5 percent. 

In terms of sector categories, more than 60 percent of the city's 14 cultural sectors achieved annual increases in operating come. 

Of that, the operating incomes generated by books and newspapers and the management of scenic spots both exceeded 100 million yuan.

Rapid growth during the period was achieved by such industries as packaging and decoration and other printing, architectural design services. Rapid growth also came from movie screenings, indoor entertainment activities, management of scenic spots, zoos and aquariums.

Additionally, the cultural industry income of Dongsheng district and Dalad Banner was reportedly the first to exceed 100 million yuan. During the nine months, Dongsheng district, Dalad Banner, Ejin Horoo Banner and Hanggin Banner maintained rapid growth.