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French music trade association SNEP has reported a second straight year of growth for trade earnings from recorded-music sales.


  • The rise marked only the third time in the last 10 years that trade sales have registered an uptick.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the 2017 trade figures for recorded-music sales in France.
  • Examines record company earnings by source and assesses the prospects for the medium to long term.

Key questions answered

  • What share of recorded-music trade earnings in France are generated by subscriptions?
  • What is the biggest revenue source for French record companies?

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  • Summary
  • Positive results for the French recorded-music sector
  • Streaming the big growth provider
  • Questions remain over medium-term prospects


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