In the current crisis conditions, pharmaceutical manufacturers wait for the measures of state support for the industry. So, in the near future the government will adjust the program "Pharma 2020", said Dmitry Medvedev, the Prime Minister, speaking before the deputies of the State Duma.
It should be possible to enter into long-term contracts in order to enable pharmaceutical manufacturers plan their activities
Basic guidelines on import substitution program will remain the same, and special attention will be paid to control of prices of medicines and the establishment of domestic production.
Gleb Pokatovich, Deputy Head of the Analytical Center, commented this situation to a tv-channel "Russia 24". "It should be possible to enter into long-term contracts in order to enable pharmaceutical manufacturers plan their activities," the expert believes. According to him, the producers need to be sure that if they invest money in the production lines, then someone will buy what they produce.
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