News, archive: January 2017
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 2016, Russia imported 22 bln RUB worth of veterinary drugs (free circulation prices) and 9.3 bln RUB worth of feed supplements and premixes. Over the year, the veterinary drug import has risen by 12.7% in monetary terms, while the feed supplement import has risen only by 4.4%.
In 2016, Russia imported 493.1 bln RUB worth of ready-made pharmaceuticals (free circulation prices). The in-bulk imports amounted to 100.2 bln RUB. In monetary terms, the imports of ready-made products and in-bulk products have increased by 8.1% and 17.1%, respectively. In physical terms, the import of ready-made products has increased by 0.5%, while the in-bulk import has a bigger rise.