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Pharmaceutical companies from India have agreed to invest $135 million in medicinal raw materials production in Indonesia. (JG Photo/Jurnasyanto Sukarno)

India to Invest $135m in Indonesia's Pharmaceutical Industry

Wed, December 14 2016, Dion Bisara, // JAKARTA Pharmaceutical companies from India have agreed to invest $135 million in medicinal raw materials production in Indonesia. The...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (right) waves to the media as he greets President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo before a delegation-level meeting in New Delhi. Jokowi is in India to strengthen the countries’ bilateral relationship (AP/ Manish Swarup)

Jokowi arrives in India to tap potential

Tuesday 13 December 2016, The Jakarta Post Shortly after arriving in the Indian capital of New Delhi for a two-day state visit, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo began making his sales pitch to Indian...

Indonesia's Leading Phamaceutical Company Mulls Investing In Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, Dec 8 (BERNAMA-NNN-ENA) -- PT Sanbe Farma, Indonesia's leading pharmaceutical company, is keen to invest in the sector in Ethiopia, says its President Commissioner Dr. Jahja Santoso.
Transparency Market Research

Singapore And Indonesia Prescription Arthritis Treatments Market

Transparency Market Research, 25 November 2016, 07:59 AM CET // Arthritis is becoming an extremely common problem in the world today. Although it is commonly used to describe joint pain, there are...

Vietnam’s pharma market booms amid short supply

The country spent $2.1 billion on imported drugs last year. Vietnam’s pharmaceutical manufacturers met less than half the nation’s demand for drugs last year, experts said at a seminar on Monday...
Bio Farma

Indonesia becomes center of Excellence for Vaccine in OIC Countries

Wed, 16 November 2016, The Jakarta Post // State-owned vaccine production company Bio Farma is currently conducting a vaccine production workshop for Islamic countries in the exhibition room of its...

Local vaccines to said save millions

Thursday 10 Nov 2016, The Jakarta Post, Vietnam News/ANN // In Asia, only China, India, Japan and Vietnam can make MR vaccine Many had to end pregnancy during rubella epidemic due to shortage of...

Pharma in Indonesia: Competing for Higher Margins

JAKARTA, Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- IPMG members - including Novartis, Merck, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, and Pfizer - have invested more than USD $1 billion in Indonesia's pharmaceutical industry...
A worker shows off pills produced at a Kalbe Farma plant in Cikarang, on the outskirts of Jakarta. © Reuters

Indonesia's Kalbe Farma has high-tech ambitions

Sat, October 29 2016,ERWIDA MAULIA // JAKARTA Indonesia's largest pharmaceutical company, Kalbe Farma , is transforming itself from a maker of generic drugs to a high-tech pharma...
pharma focus on south east asia

Pharma Focus on Indonesia and South East Asia: Meeting the Challenges of Highest Growing Markets

Exploring the pharma market in South East Asia? Watch the video that was taken during CPhI Worldwide 2016 where the Indonesian Pharmaceutical Association and the National Agency for Drug and Food...

Eywa Pharma bags $30 million in funding

TNN | October 19, 2016 // International investors, including Indian firms, have invested as much as $30 million in a Singapore-based generic drug maker Eywa Pharma Pte Ltd.
Kimia Farma

Kimia Farma’s joint venture builds plant to slash imports

Tue, October 11 2016, Viriya P. Singgih, The Jakarta Post // Kimia Farma Sungwun Pharmacopia (KFSP) has started the construction of its first pharmaceutical raw materials factory in Cikarang, West...