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    The Estonian medicinal products market, second quarter of 2010

    24.08.2010
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    The Estonian medicinal products market was 762 million EEK (48,7 million EUR) in wholesale prices in the second quarter of 2010. Compared to the second quarter in 2009, the turnover of the medicinal products increased 1,3%.

    The sales divide amongst general pharmacies, hospital pharmacies and other institutions (generally state- and scientific institutions). In total the sales to general pharmacies was 577 million EEK (36,9 million EUR) in the second quarter of 2010. To the hospital pharmacies medicinal products worth 153 million EEK (9,8 million EUR) were sold.

    The Estonian veterinary medicinal products market was 37 million EEK (2,4 million EUR) in wholesale prices in the second quarter of 2010, which is 1,2% more than in the second quarter of 2009. Almost 90% of veterinary medicines were sold to the veterinary doctors or to the agricultural companies represented by a veterinary doctor, 6% to the veterinary pharmacies, 4% to the general pharmacies and less than 1% of veterinary medicines were sold to other institutions.

    State Agency of Medicines compiles the overview of the medicinal products market based on the reports of the wholesalers.

    For further information please contact the e-mail address info@ravimiamet.ee