179 drug manufacturing localization projects will be embodied in Uzbekistan

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In the next three years, more than 15% of all products localized in Uzbekistan will be manufactured by pharmaceutical companies.

According to the Program for Localizing the Manufacture of Finished Products, Components and Materials in 2017 -2019, the pharmaceutical industry will implement over this period 179 projects to manufacture the medicinal products that previously had to be imported (the total number of projects is 1146).

For example, from 2019, JSC Uzpharmsanoat and the Academy of Sciences will start producing several types of medicinal plant-based substances with a localization level of 80%.

According to the Ministry of Economy in the past five years the investments in pharmaceutical industry amounted to $501.9 million, including $135.6 million of direct investments, 99 new industrial facilities have been commissioned.