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Rising Price Complaints Prompt Renewed China Probes

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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Pfizer is reportedly among a clutch of drug makers said to have been summoned to provide information in China's latest investigation of drug prices, which has apparently been prompted by rising public complaints over medicine costs. Chinese regulators could also impose hefty new fines on multinationals if they refuse to provide relevant materials or information, under a draft of revised antitrust regulation.

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