Iran’s pharmaceutical exports surpass $60mln in seven months

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Customs Administration announced that exports of Pharmaceuticals from Iran have exceeded $60mln in the first 7 months of the current Iranian year (March 21-October 22).

Iran sold 4,224 tons of pharmaceutical drugs with the total worth of $64,586,678. The products include 0.33 percent of the country’s whole exports.

Iran exported 4,275 tons of pharmaceutical products during similar period last year which totaled $46,173,957.

The exports rose by 40 percent in terms of value.

Earlier this month, Iranian Vice-President Sorena Sattari underlined the country’s high quality pharmaceutical products, and said the health ministry plans to expend exports of medicines to Russian up to $300mln in the near future.

“We have exported over $30mln of various types of medicines to Russia since March,” Sattari said.

He added the country is conducting clinical tests on 7 medicines, and we can export $300mln of medicines to Russia.

The officials went on to say that sclerosis and cancer medicines are among medicines exported to Russia.

By Fars News Agency


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