China box-office back to strong growth in 2017, as market edges nearer to overtaking US

China’s box-office revenues surged in 2017 after slowing sharply the preceding year, official media reported, as the world’s second-largest movie market edges closer to overtaking the US. Ticket revenue grew 13.45 percent to 55.9 billion yuan (US$8.6 billion) in 2017, more than triple 2016’s growth rate, state media Xinhua reported late Tuesday, citing data from the […]