AstraZeneca R&D VP Steve Yang On Building R&D Success In Emerging Markets: An Interview With PharmAsia News (Part 2 of 2)
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
The global pharma market in the next five years is expected to grow 3-6% compared to 6.2% in the past five years, while emerging markets will drive major growth and will hold 28% of global spending on medicines by 2015.
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