Key CPC congress documents to get digital publishing

Several key documents concerning the just-concluded 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC)will be published in both traditional and digital format on Nov. 19, it was announced on Friday.

These documents include the report to the congress, the CPC Constitution and a compilation of assorted congress documents, according to a statement from the People’s Publishing House.

It will be the first time any CPC congress documents have been published as e-books.

The digital versions of these documents will be priced at half of those for their paperback counterparts and will be released through a variety of online publication platforms including 360buy.com and dangdang.com, two leading Chinese e-commerce websites.

According to the publishing house, the first-print publication volumes of these documents will be higher than those for the 17th congress, with 1.4 million and 2.15 million copies planned respectively for the congress report and the CPC Constitution.

Xinhua