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    The Estonian medicinal products market, first quarter of 2011

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    The Estonian medicinal products market was 49,4 million EUR in wholesale prices in the first quarter of 2011. Compared to the first quarter in 2010, the turnover of the medicinal products increased 4,7%.

    The sales divide amongst general pharmacies, hospital pharmacies and other institutions (generally state- and scientific institutions). In total the sales to general pharmacies was 34,9 million EUR in the first quarter of 2011. To the hospital pharmacies medicinal products worth 12,2 million EUR were sold.

    The Estonian veterinary medicinal products market was 2,0 million EUR in wholesale prices in the first quarter of 2011, which is 10% more than in the first quarter of 2010. Almost 94% of veterinary medicines were sold to the veterinary doctors or to the agricultural companies represented by a veterinary doctor, 4% to the veterinary pharmacies and 2% to the general pharmacies.

    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.