YEREVAN, February 4. /ARKA/. Indian authorities are willing to consider complaints and punish companies supplying low-quality medications to the Armenian market, regional director of India’s pharmaceuticals export promotion council Abhay Sinkha said.
There is a strict system in the country for penalizing companies that produce and export drugs of bad quality, he said.
Sinkha said the council’s control and penalizing functions are restricted, but it is closely cooperating with the respective bodies. The overall aim is to maintain the country’s good image, the Indian official said.
Last year India exported medications worth a total of $1.9 million to Armenia and is the 20th – 21st in the list of countries supplying drugs to Armenia.
There are 254 medications of 42 Indian manufacturers registered in the country. Sixty-one medications were registered in 2013. –0--