Choking India's generics exports

By Latha Jishnu
Published: Thursday 29 January 2009

Latha Jishnu / Business Standard / New Delhi January 29, 2009

The EU and WHO are pursuing strategies that will have serious consequences for developing countries, warns Latha Jishnu

In bits and pieces news has been trickling in of different shipments of medicines and pharmaceutical from India being seized at ports of the European Union (EU). None of these consignments was destined for Europe; they were en route to Latin America. It was not till mid-January when news broke of a shipment from Dr Reddy’s Laboratories bound for Brazil being impounded in Amsterdam that all hell broke loose here.

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