China Strides Toward Global Pharma Role

For a country that fancies itself an emerging world power backed by thousands of years of history, China has a poor record in the pharmaceutical realm. It hasn’t yet brought to market a single one of the major drugs that are sold around the world today. And China’s drug industry is far better known for graft and unsafe practices than for its positive achievements.

Chemical & Engineering News, Volume 85, Number 11, pp. 15-19