Potential of Austria's Creative Industries

People ♦ Published: December 20, 2010; 20:19 ♦ (Vindobona)

Mitterlehner and Leitl: the Austrian creative industry accounts for 60,000 cross-industry jobs and acts as an export driver.

Potential of Austria's Creative Industries / Picture: © Vindobona.org

"Over the past five years the number of businesses in the creative industries has increased by 10% and sales have even increased by 25% to around € 18.5bn", said Mitterlehner. Economic Chamber President Christoph Leitl adds: "A strong creative economy is vital for the innovation location Austria. This domestic industry shows exceptionally strong growth and is characterized by high…