China sees boom in live-streaming industry

Updated: June 18, 2020 Source: Xinhua News Agency
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China has seen fast growth in its live-streaming industry over the past years, data showed.

In 2019, annual registrations of Chinese live-streaming companies reached 5,684, an over 17-fold increase compared with a decade ago, according to data released by, an enterprise credit inquiry system platform.

The live-streaming industry achieved rapid development during the COVID-19 epidemic. Since March, the monthly registration of live-streaming enterprises reached a record high. In May, the number hit 2,877, 684 percent higher than the same period in 2019.

Live streaming covers a vast array of enterprises including e-commerce, online games, and entertainment.

Editor: 于慧宸