France becomes largest medicine provider for VN in January

16:46 | 09/03/2015

VGP – France and India are the major medicine providers for Viet Nam in the first months of 2015, according to the Viet Nam Industry and Trade Information Center (VITIC) of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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Viet Nam’s medicine import turnover reached US$155.4 million, a year-on-year increase of 9.86%.

France has surpassed India to become the largest provider of medicine for Viet Nam, making a  turnover of US$19.6 million, up 25.69% and accounting for 12.6% of the total.

Germany ranked third with US$14.7 million, up 12.71%.

The medicine import turnover from Poland and Japan rocketed, posting the growth rate of 174.48% and 151.1%, respectively.

By Thuy Dung