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Hungarian authors’ society ARTISJUS has reported a second consecutive year of growth in royalty collections, with the total for last year topping the previous record set three years earlier.


  • After a decline in 2015 following a boost from retroactive collections in the previous year, private copying income has risen for two years in row.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the royalty collections made last year by Hungarian authors' society ARTISJUS.
  • Examines the different collection stream and explains what caused the annual changes.

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest revenue generator for Hungarian authors and publishers?
  • Why are digital collections so low in Hungary?

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  • Summary
  • Hungarian royalty collections edge out recorded-music growth
  • Steady year for public performance collections
  • Shift to streaming dents digital collections


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