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China Announces New Initiatives to Level the Playing Field for Innovative and Generic Drugs

China’s Government will launch several incentives to enhance accessibility of innovative drugs, especially imported oncology drugs. The State Council, China’s cabinet, has decided not to apply any tariff on imported drugs, and will include imported new drugs (especially urgently required oncology drugs) in the government-funded Basic Medical Insurance on a rolling basis. Companies can use their own testing reports to satisfy the import drug testing requirements and reduce time to clear customs. Innovative chemical drugs will enjoy a 6-year data exclusivity period. New drugs to be launched concurrently in China and globally will be entitled to a 5-year patent term extension. Continue

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USOC Independent Investigation 

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