Box office revenue in China reached RMB60.9 billion in 2018, a 9.1% growth year-on-year, according to data from SARFT. 1,716 million cinema tickets were sold during the year, up from 1,620 million in 2017. In terms of screen expansion, a total of 9,303 cinemas screens were added in 2018 to finish the year with 60,079 screens.