The global outlook series on Recording provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. Illustrated with 31 fact-rich market data tables, the report offers a rudimentary overview of the industry and highlights latest trends and demand drivers. Regional markets briefly abstracted and covered include US, Canada, Europe (Germany, Spain and the UK), Asia-Pacific (Japan, Australia, China, India, Indonesia, and Korea among others), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico and Paraguay), Israel and Egypt. The report offers a compilation of recent mergers, acquisitions, and strategic corporate developments. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 334 companies worldwide.