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epa european pressphoto agency and xinhua news agency announce strategic commercial agreement

Bejing, 14 October 2010

 

Xinhua News Agency and epa european pressphoto agency signed a strategic, commercial agreement, the two agencies announced in Beijing today.

 

The documents were signed by Zhang Xiaohua., Director of Xinhua News and Information Center, and Jörg Schierenbeck, epa's President & CEO at Xinhua’s head offices in Beijing, following the World Media Summit in Beijing 2009 and several rounds of negotiations between the two agencies since.

 

Under the agreement, Xinhua will market epa's copyrighted news photo service and the epa archive in the People’s Republic of China. In addition, the agreement will include rights for Xinhua to market epa’s Chinese-language news photo service.

 

 

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