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Pharmas Say EU Nations Seize Indian Drugs Bound For Latin America

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Indian drug makers are looking to bypass European ports when they ship their products to Latin American countries. The Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council in India said several drug makers have complained about their shipments being seized in some EU countries as their products pass through on their way to Latin America. Customs agents in France, Germany, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom have seized recent shipments based on the EU's new definition of counterfeit drugs and patent infringement. The drugs are legal in their destination country, the drug makers argue, and should be allowed to pass through Europe. (Click here for more

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