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Amgen Focuses On Its Next Blockbuster: Emerging Markets

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Amgen is expected to announce a JV in Japan soon, the company said during a business strategy meeting last week. It expects China, Japan and other emerging markets to bring in roughly $1 billion more in revenue by 2015.

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