For the first quarter of 2020 the Russian pharmaceutical manufacturers shipped the drugs to the amount 102,6 billion rubles Dynamics compared to the same period 2019 18%, if you conduct settlements in rubles. Analysts say Pharma RNC to maintain the pace of development of the Russian farmerama, which was observed by the end of 2019. unfortunately, the natural dynamics in the calculation of packages has been slower , with the beginning of the year was made about 1 billion packages, it is only 0.2% higher than a year earlier.
In the epidemic of the coronavirus, and a number of other events, monthly dynamics of shipments of the Russian manufacturers this year differed from last year, particularly in March 2020 was a noticeable surge in natural production, which is significantly ahead as the figures of February 2020 (+27%) and March of last year (+14%). While long-term dynamics of the ruble was moderate, and with respect to the February values saw a decline. It is on March had multiple waves of excessive demand for the LP, which occurred on the background of the development of the situation with the incidence of COVID-19. Mainly the increased demand related to the production cost below the average, and manufacturers were forced to respond to increasing volumes of shipments.
The usual situation concerning the diverging development for Rx and OTC drugs in the current year have been unable to change the epidemic, the volume of shipments of prescription drugs in packages increased in relation to Q1 2019 7.8%, over-the-counter lost 5%.