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What is an ebook?

What it an ebook? How does a Publisher set its price? Find out with this video Read more

The Federation of European Publishers presents the brochure "The Book Sector in Europe: Facts and Figures"

In occasion of its 50th anniversary, the Federation of European Publishers (FEP) has produced a statistics publication that provides a... Read more

New Premises

FEP secretariat has moved to its new offices in Brussels. The new address is: Chaussée d’Ixelles 29/35 (Galerie Toison d’Or, next to Théâtre... Read more

FEP Press release | The Federation of European Publishers (FEP) launches the campaign Stand Up for ©ulture – Yes to a fair reform at the Frankfurt Book Fair

After lengthy discussions and a failed vote in July, the European Parliament adopted the report on Copyright in the Digital Single Market on... Read more

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FEP celebrates “VAT day”, encourages Member States to minimise taxation on reading in all formats

4 December 2018

Brussels, 04 December 2018
From today, the EU Member States are allowed to apply reduced rates of VAT (in some cases super-reduced or zero) to digital publications. Today is the day when Council (...)

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FEP welcomes the adoption of the Horizon Europe reports in the European Parliament

3 December 2018

The Federation of European Publishers welcomes the adoption on 21 November of the two reports on the Horizon Europe funding programme in the Industry Committee of the European Parliament. The (...)

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The FEP Manifesto 2019

28 November 2018

European publishers keep bringing stories and the creativity of their authors to Europe and the world; they provide original content, curated, verified knowledge and information, education and (...)

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FEP welcomes the adoption of the Directive on reduced VAT for e-publications

7 November 2018

6 November 2018

Following the political agreement reached on 2 October, the Council adopted yesterday the proposed Directive allowing the application of reduced rates of VAT to electronic publications, in line (...)

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