Dispatch Volumes of Pharmaceutical Drugs from Russian Manufacturers (December 2016)
In 2016, Russian manufacturers produced and dispatched 314.5 bln RUB worth of pharmaceutical drugs (dispatch prices, VAT included), which is in monetary terms 23.7% higher than that of 2015 and is way above the average performance. In physical terms, the dispatch volumes have risen by 7.6% over the year, with 4.3 bln units of pharmaceuticals.
In December, Russian manufacturers were not that active, though they still followed the season’s trends. The best performance was seen in April, June, and October. In December, Russian manufacturers produced and dispatched 29.5 bln RUB worth of pharmaceutical drugs, which is 22% higher than that of December 2015. This is, however, not the best result of 2016, only three months had worse performance.
As for the import of pharmaceuticals, the increase in monetary terms was 8.6% in December, while the increase in the in-bulk import was 15.3%, which is not comparable to the growth rates of the Russian pharmaceutical production.
Dynamics of dispatch volumes of pharmaceutical drugs from Russian manufacturers, in physical (units) and monetary terms (RUB, VAT included) (January 2015 – December 2016)