Pharma exports touched a level of over Rs. 24942 crores during 2006-07 from megre 6256.06 crores in 1998-1999.

Pharma exports touched a level of over Rs. 24942 crores during 2006-07 from megre 6256.06 crores in 1998-1999. Exports constitute a substantial part of the total production of Pharmaceuticals in India. Another note worthy feature of export is more of dosage form export to advanced markets like Europe, US, CIS Africa etc.

The trend of exports is as follows: –

Year   EXPORT (Rs. in Crores)
 1998-1999  6256.06
 1999-2000  7230.16
 2000-2001  8757.47
 2001-2002  9751.20
 2002-2003  12826.10
 2003-2004  15213.24
 2004-2005  17857.80
 2005-2006  22578.98
 2006-2007  24942.00
 (Source:-Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics – DGCIS, Kolkata)