Dan Harris (on China Law Blog) points to Cha Shao Bao Blog entry:
The Nature of China's Business Press
Arthur Kroeber, editor-in-chief of the China Economic Quarterly and head of research at Dragonomics, spoke "of the dynamism of China's business press (particularly Caijing) and how the business press has influenced the non-business press and how it has itself sometimes pushed over into non-business reporting [...]" and "Kroeber notes how the Chinese government early on in its experiment with capitalism recognized the importance for China's expanding economy to have a somewhat vigorous discussion of business matters in China's media [...]"
Official figures from FIPP World Magazine Congress
presented by Liu Binjie, Minister of the General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP).
9,468 Chinese magazines
2.85 billion circulation
5.2 billion USD annual sales turnover