Dear Book Industry Stakeholder:

Greetings from National Book Development Board (NBDB)!

We hope this letter finds you in a safe and healthy state. In light of the COVID-19 crisis and the enhanced/local community quarantines implemented in several areas in the Philippines, NBDB would like to learn more about your book industry-related concerns and challenges. We are sharing with you the link to a short research questionnaire. This is one of NBDB’s initial steps in studying and assessing the global health emergency’s and quarantines’ present and possible impacts on the Philippine book industry stakeholders.

The research questionnaire has two types:
1) one for book industry individuals (; and
2) another for organizations/enterprises and book industry associations (http://

Results from the research can help NBDB better plan its next steps in supporting the Philippine book industry stakeholders during and after this health crisis. All details that will be obtained through the research are subject to R.A. 10173 or the Data Privacy Act of 2012 and its Implementing Rules and Regulations.

We hope to receive your response on or before 24 May 2020 (Sunday). You are more than welcome to share the link to the research questionnaires to more book industry stakeholders in your network.

For any concerns or questions, kindly send a message to We will do our best to respond to you soonest as we conduct our operations minimally from NBDB Secretariat members’ respective homes.

Thank you and we hope you stay safe and well.

Very truly yours,
(Signed Official Letter attached)
Executive Director III

You can download the original and signed letter here.