Egypt opened on Wednesday the 51st Cairo International Book Fair CIBF, the largest and oldest book fair in the Middle East and the second worldwide after Germany’s Frankfurt Book Fair, featuring 808 pavilions and 900 publishing houses. China contributes a 90-meter wide pavilion, decorated with big red lanterns. Prices of books translated from Chinese vary from 30 to 220 pounds (about 1.9-13.9 US$), less expensive than English books.

Xinhua news release, January 24, 2020

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