Moviegoes wear 3-D glasses at a theatre in Beijing. An average of 27 cinemas are being built each day in China. Photo: Bloomberg Moviegoes wear 3-D glasses at a theatre in Beijing. An average of 27 cinemas are being built each day in China. Photo: Bloomberg
Moviegoes wear 3-D glasses at a theatre in Beijing. An average of 27 cinemas are being built each day in China. Photo: Bloomberg

China won’t be home to world’s top box office any time soon

After years of strong growth, mainland cinemas are seeing sales stagnate, dimming hopes the country would soon be world’s biggest film market

Moviegoes wear 3-D glasses at a theatre in Beijing. An average of 27 cinemas are being built each day in China. Photo: Bloomberg Moviegoes wear 3-D glasses at a theatre in Beijing. An average of 27 cinemas are being built each day in China. Photo: Bloomberg
Moviegoes wear 3-D glasses at a theatre in Beijing. An average of 27 cinemas are being built each day in China. Photo: Bloomberg
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