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Polish authors' society ZAiKS has reported its third straight year of growth in royalty collections.


  • Collections from public performance, which is made up of live music; background music in commercial premises such as clubs, shops, and restaurants; and cinema, edged up 3%, to PLN127.5m, from PLN123.8m in 2017.

Features and Benefits

  • Details last year's collections by Polish authors' society ZAiKS.
  • Assesses collections by source and details the performance of each revenue sector.

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest revenue generator for Polish authors and publishers?
  • What share of total collections come from digital sources?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Three consecutive years of growth for Polish authors' rights
  • Mixed results from public performance
  • New record for digital, but no change in low collection share


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