Jordan pharmaceutical company to invest USD 100mn in Ukraine.

By bne IntelliNews April 17, 2012
One of the largest pharmaceutical companies Hikma Pharmaceuticals in the Jordan Hashemite Kingdom is planning to invest over USD 100mn in Ukraine, announced ambassador of Ukraine to Jordan Serhiy Pasko. We should note, that by results of 2011, the volumes of pharmaceutical retail sales grew by 11% on average (in the hryvnia). In natural terms, consumption growth made up about 5% (in tons). Today, on the market, out of registered medicaments, 34% are medicaments made in Ukraine, the rest - made abroad. In financial terms, approximately 70% of the market is occupied by imported medicaments, 30% - domestic. Main companies, importing pharmaceutical products and working in Ukraine, are as follows: BaDM, Optima-Farm Ltd, VVS-Ltd, Alba Ukraine, Sanofi-Aventis Ukraine, and others. Main foreign producers, whose products are presented on the Ukrainian market are as follows: Berlin-chemie/menarini Group (Germany), Nycomed (Austria), «KRKA (Slovenia), Sanofi-aventis (France), Gedeon Richter (Hungary).
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