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Country Profile – Argentina 2022

Argentina’s economic problems make it hard to accurately assess the strength of its recorded music business. But the rise of local acts suggests the outlook is positive.
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Country Profile – South Korea 2022

South Korea has a long history with music streaming – but the sector’s recent success is maybe not quite as robust as it first seems.
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Country Profile – Nigeria 2022

The number of internet users in Nigeria is soaring. Could this mean a boost to digital music in a country where streaming income is still very low?
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Country Profile – Pakistan 2022

A few years ago, the music industry in Pakistan was seen as dead on its feet. Streaming is helping to address this. But there remains a considerable distance to travel.
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Country Profile – USA 2022

The US recorded music business enjoyed a strong year across the board in 2021. But there might be signs of creeping vulnerability in subscription streaming.
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Country Profile – Ghana 2022

Ghana is a proven A&R source for the global music industry; can increased internet connectivity make it into a revenue driver too?
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Country Profile – Bolivia 2022

Bolivia may have a long way to go before it produces significant income for the global recorded music industry. But the signs are of a market that is starting to make inroads.
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Country Profile – Austria 2022

The Austrian music industry saw revenue rise again in 2021. But are DSPs doing enough to support local talent?
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Country Profile – Portugal 2022

Streaming makes up a relatively low percentage of recorded music income in Portugal. But efforts are afoot to boost the practice in what is a tech-friendly territory.
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Country Profile – Saudi Arabia 2022

Music is booming in Saudi Arabia as the country’s government looks to build new revenue streams, even if definitive data is hard to come by
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Spain has more than 4m paid music streaming subscribers

Although industry body Promusicae has warned that the country remains behind many of its neighbours in terms of streaming uptake.
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Country Profile – Spain 2022

Spain’s recorded music market continues to grow – but worries remain over the take up of paid streaming and the spectre of piracy.