News, archive: March 2017
In January and February 2017, Russia imported 63.7 bln RUB worth of ready-made drugs (free circulation prices) and 14.5 bln RUB worth of in-bulk drugs, which are 4% and 51% higher than those of the same period of 2016, respectively. In monetary terms, the total import of pharmaceutical drugs has increased by 11% over the first two months of 2017.
Just some 2-3 years ago, the wholesale trade of pharmaceuticals seemed long established. The leaders fought for tenths of a percent, slowly diversified, and if someone left the race, it was due to understandable and even expected reasons. However, the financial crisis changed absolutely everything.