Increasing export for Norwegian literature

“Kunst i tall 2017” (English: Art in numbers 2017) is an annual report for the income of the cultural industries in Norway; literature, music, visual arts and performance, made by Rambøll Management Consulting for the Norwegian Arts Council.
The report shows increased sales of foreign rights of Norwegian books: the sale of rights, royalties and coproduction combined has increased by 9.4 percent annually since 2013 and the growth was 20 % from 2016 to 2017.

The report (in Norwegian) here.

Kunst i tall 2017 se bildekreditering

(Illustration: Ida Ekblad, exhibition at The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, 2013. © Ida Ekblad/Bono 2018. Photo: Børre Høstland)