China Looks At Speeding Up TCM Standardization
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
According to China's Chamber of Commerce of Medicines & Health Products Importers & Exporters, Korea will raise the standard on Chinese medicinal materials beginning April 7. The move will negatively impact China's export of traditional medicinal materials, which face quality issues. A local expert expresses concern about the possible influx of foreign higher-standard TCM preparations into the domestic market, especially from Japanese pharmaceutical companies, which are exploring their expansion into China. The government is taking initial measures to raise the quality of domestic Chinese medicinal materials and collaborate with overseas partners to establish international standards. (Click here for more - Chinese Language)
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