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Wed, 16 May 2018 10:49 - Updated Wed, 16 May 2018 10:49

Angolan writer recognizes poor books' production in market

Luanda - The Angolan writer, António Fonseca, said on Tuesday in Luanda that the current book?s production does not meet the local need due to the manufacturing and distribution costs.

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writer António Fonseca

Photo: Antonio Escrivão

The writer, who was addressing a lecture on the theme “The problematic of Access to Books” run by Angola/Brazil Cultural Centre, added that the process of books’ production is too expensive due to the import of material, although the products locally produced are also very expensive.

The lecturer requested greater bet from the country’s businesspeople in the market of books so as to boost the production sector, especially to reduce the import tariffs to facilitate the process.

The lecture is part of the II Literary Festival Luso –Afro –Brazilian taking place at Brazil – Angola Cultural Centre.

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