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2016 Review: Mixed Bag Of Hope, Setbacks For Korean Pharma

Executive Summary

For the South Korean pharma industry, 2016 was largely about major global advances for a wide range of biosimilars, accompanied but some setbacks in the area of novel drug development.

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