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French collection society SACEM has reported a third successive year of growth in collections, with income and distributions both topping previous record levels.


  • Domestic revenue and income from mandates all registered a year-on-year rise in 2017.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the collection results for 2017 for the French authors' society SACEM.
  • Details royalty receipts by source and explains why 2016 figures were restated.

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest revenue source for French authors and publishers?
  • What share of royalties is generated by digital sources?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • New record for royalty collections in France
  • Domestic and mandate collection growth
  • Slowdown in digital revenue


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