Database Update: API Import to Russia (August 2017)
Between January and August 2017, Russia imported 48.9 bln RUB worth of APIs (free circulation prices, VAT included). Pharmacopoeial APIs account for most of the import (97.4%). The import has risen by 28% in monetary terms, with pharmacopoeial APIs contributing the most. The import of pharmacopoeial APIs has increased by 29%, while the import of technical APIs decreased by 2.4%.
In physical terms, the total dynamics are 9.9%, with the dynamics of pharmacopoeial and technical APIs being 9.7% and 15.7%, respectively. The total import in physical terms is around 8.02 tons of APIs.
China is the leader in the import in physical terms, with 19.7% of the import, and the import line, with 336 API names.
Ireland has made the best progress, with a nearly 600 times increase. While Russia imports only 3 API names from Ireland, nearly 95% of the import in monetary terms accounts for antigens for vaccine production for the prevention of pneumococcal infections.
Read more about API import to Russia (Q1 – Q2 2017) here: http://rncph.com/news/20_07_2017_2
Tab 1. Top 15 countries manufacturing API (including technical APIs) with the largest import to Russia (January – August 2017), in monetary terms