Dutch recorded music sales up for first time in 12 years in H1 2013

Tom Pakinkis

Recorded music sales for the first half of 2013 were up for the first time in 12 years in The Netherlands, according to the territory’s trade body NVPI.

Turnover for the industry increased by 1.9%. Although the physical market experienced a decline of 18% in turnover, the digital market increased from 15 million to 24 million (up 60%).

According to an NVPI release, the digital increase was mainly due to subscription and advertising revenue from streaming services – where ‘sales’ ...

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