Almost 90 per cent of the raw materials used to make Indonesia’s drugs come from China. Photo: AP
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat
Opinion

Opinion

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Dikanaya Tarahita

China could be key partner in lifting Indonesia’s pharmaceutical industry

  • Indonesia’s health care system has flourished because of reforms, but the country’s pharmaceuticals sector faces a price squeeze from expensive raw materials
  • An expanded investment agreement with China would help Indonesian drug makers thrive and keep the country’s health care mandate on track
Almost 90 per cent of the raw materials used to make Indonesia’s drugs come from China. Photo: AP
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