India exported US$19.1 billion worth of pharmaceutical products last financial year, according to official figures. Photo: ShutterstockIndia exported US$19.1 billion worth of pharmaceutical products last financial year, according to official figures. Photo: Shutterstock
India exported US$19.1 billion worth of pharmaceutical products last financial year, according to official figures. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus crisis’ latest victim could be India’s pharmaceutical industry

  • India is heavily reliant on China for imports of raw materials and active ingredients used in making an array of drugs and medicines
  • But restrictions on travel, trade and production in the wake of the outbreak have throttled supply, sending shock waves through the industry
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India exported US$19.1 billion worth of pharmaceutical products last financial year, according to official figures. Photo: ShutterstockIndia exported US$19.1 billion worth of pharmaceutical products last financial year, according to official figures. Photo: Shutterstock
India exported US$19.1 billion worth of pharmaceutical products last financial year, according to official figures. Photo: Shutterstock
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