Brass Tacks

Brass Tacks

12 Mar 2019, 10:00 - 10:45

Indonesia Spice Café
Language:
English

As the fourth largest country in the world with a rapidly-expanding middle class with expendable funds, the demand for books is constantly on the rise, offering opportunities for publishers abroad. How does one gain entry into the Indonesian market? What kind of books sell well in Indonesia. And how does one sell their books in a country of 17,000 islands!?

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