Proposed measures to support the book industry

8 May 2020

The Federation of European Publishers, representing 29 national publishers associations, has prepared a toolbox containing a list of measures to support book publishers and the book sector, from which anyone can draw inspiration. They are divided into EU and national level, and at national level some are specific for the book sector and some are more general but could (and should) apply to the book sector. This comprises both measures that have been put in place already in some Member States and for some sectors, and measures that have been called for by publishers’ associations.

FEP, together with the European and International Booksellers Federation, has selected and expanded on ten such measures, to make a joint pledge for targeted, incisive action in support of the book value chain, which has been severely disrupted by the COVID-19 crisis.

The documents are available here

FEP recommended measures for book sector in COVID 19 crisis
EIBF-FEP measures for book sector in COVID 19 crisis