‘China has the most cinemas in the world’
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In China since Tuesday, more theatres than in any other country in the world. Reports that the Chinese staatskrant Global Times.
In the meantime, there would be 40.917 halls on the counter of the Chinese. That there are about 150 more than in the United States, as earlier, the newspaper based on reports from the American association of bioscoophouders and with the help of the filmbureau of the Chinese government agency for media. It would mean that China, the US has caught up.
In 2016 there came a day’n 26 cinema screens in China. About 85 percent of the new screens 3D movies. The construction of the extra rooms was a response to the Chinese boxofficecijfers of last year. Then it was the cinema sector as much as 48 percent larger. China is seen as by far the most important growth market for Hollywood.
This year is heading to China, according to analysts, on less spectacular figures: the expected growth is around 4.5 percent.