Beijing International Book Fair 2020 is held in the online format in view of COVID-19, but this did not prevent Turkmenistan from taking part in it. However, the organizers of the 27th fair claim that the scale of the exposition is almost the same as last year, despite the global pandemic.
By last weekend, online registration was over 1400 authors и 25 publishers From 97 states, the fair's website has about 38,000 books. In 2020, publications from Uruguay, Cape Verde, Ireland, Armenia, Mongolia, and Turkmenistan debuted at the fair. About seven hundred online and offline events will take place during the fair, including the Beijing International Publishing Forum, an exhibition of exclusive publications.
The fair's online format provides an opportunity to share experiences in promoting reading culture, publishing presentations, case studies, and selling copyrights.
Sources: xinhuanet.com and cgtn.com