Tuttle Publishing - Current Status

Current Status

According to UNESCO (2002, 2007), Tuttle Publishing is the most active publisher of books teaching Japanese to the English-speaking world, and English to the Japanese-speaking world. The company has also published books on Tagalog. The company publishes more than 40 products that teach Chinese, 20 that teach Korean, 20 for Indonesian, and numerous products on other Asian languages such as Burmese, Cambodian, Lao, Malay, Thai, and Vietnamese. Tuttle published its first Arabic phrasebook in 2004 and, in 2009, its first introduction to Modern Standard Hindi.

As of 2010, out of the company's top 20 best-selling books, 11 are martial arts titles. Tuttle Publishing is estimated to have annual sales of US$2.5–$5 million, and a staff of around 40 people. It has offices in North Clarendon (in Vermont, USA), Singapore, Tokyo, and Jakarta. Leading officers are Michael Sargent (Manager), David Loseby (Finance Executive), and Christopher Johns (Sales & Marketing Director).

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