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The creative economy is one of the most rapidly growing sectors of the world economy and a powerful force for sustainable development in terms of income generation, job creation and export earnings. Burkina Faso is a good example. A brand new methodology using the UNESCO Culture for Development Indicators (CDIS) shows the economic weight of the cultural sector in the country.
The publication of this evidence review marks an important first step in the understanding of the direct contribution public libraries can make economically, as well as the indirect contribution made through the social and educational benefits they provide to individuals and communities.
Creative goods account for 4.3 % of the EU external exports. Cultural export is also one of the key elements in the development of creative ecosystems, says a new report by the Open Method of Coordination (OMC) Member States Expert Group on Cultural and Creative Sectors Export and Internationalisation Support Strategies.
Albania will organize the first international forum on the Creative Economy and Smart Development on May 9-10 in Durres city, west of Albania.
The North of Englands strength in the creative sector could play a major role in rebalancing the UK economy, thats according to a report from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), which will be launched in Manchester tomorrow.
El impacto de la cultura en la economía se fue demostrando estadísticamente en los últimos años. Para 2011, Unesco estimaba que las industrias culturales y creativas contribuían con el 3,4% del PBI mundial. También es importante el impacto en el comercio internacional de los bienes y servicios creativos, la quinta “mercancía” más transada del planeta.