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SENA, the Dutch collection society representing performers and producers (record companies), has reported a rise in total licensing income for 2017.


  • Domestic receipts increased for the third consecutive year and more than offset a second annual dip in international collections. Total domestic invoiced licensing revenue registered growth, but overseas invoiced revenue fell.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the 2017 financial results for the Dutch neighboring rights society SENA.
  • Assesses collections by source and examines international collections and distributions.

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest revenue source for performers and producers in the Netherlands?
  • What caused collections from Germany to more than double last year?

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  • Summary
  • SENA reports rise in licensing collections
  • General licensing boosts domestic performance
  • Big rise in German rights payments


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