Leem highlights industry's role in French economy
This article was originally published in Scrip
The value of French pharmaceutical exports grew by more than 10% last year, reaching €21.2 billion. Pharmaceuticals represented 5.9% of all exports from France, putting the sector in third place behind the aerospace (7.7%) and automotive (7.6%) industries.
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