Drug sales grew 65% in the first quarter

Drug sales during the first quarter of 2020 grew by 65% compared to the same period last year. The turnover of the pharmaceutical industry reached 70.63 billion pesos ($1bn). Medicines of national origin concentrated 71% of sales, the remaining 29% corresponded to the sale of imported products. 88% of the sales of national production were destined to the domestic market, leaving 12% for export.

Source: Ámbito