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The Italian Trade Commission announces Italy‚Äôs official participation at BookExpo America 2008 (May 29-June 1) with ‚ÄúSistema Italia‚ÄĚ, a showcase of books, catalogues and multimedia products from the following 15 Italian publishers: Sistema Italia, Booth # 1200, will provide the opportunity to meet with Italian representatives from AIE - Associazione Italiana Editori and Aboca Museum Edizioni, Bologna Children‚Äôs Book Fair, De Agostini Editore, Editrice Kurtis, Editrice La Rocca, Edizioni Corraini, Eli, Gremese, Guida Editori, Leonardo Publishing, Macro Gruppo Editoriale, Nottetempo, Piccin Nuova Libraria , SEPS ‚Äď Segretariato Europeo per le Pubblicazioni Scientifiche and The Plan Editions.
Additional Italian publishers participating at BookExpo America 2008 are Dami International (Children‚Äôs Books) at Booth 5036, McRae Books (History, Art, Cooking, Children‚Äôs Books) at Booth 4526, RL Gruppo Editoriale (Art, Cooking, Well-being, Children‚Äôs Books) at Booth 4531, and White Star Publishers (Art, History, Photography) is also exhibiting at Booth 1332.
According to the U.S. Department of Commerce (Bureau of Census), in 2007 Italy was among the major foreign suppliers of books, newspapers and other printed matter, exporting $111 million of products, in particular dictionaries, encyclopedias, bibles, newspapers and journals.
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