Economic growth will aid pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors

Sunday, 12 May 2013 - 8:00


A recently released market report says Sri Lanka's economic growth will aid the development of pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors in 2013.


It says that the affordability of, and fiscal contributions to, healthcare service provision will rise in the year.


The report projects the country to spend US dollars 540 million for pharmaceuticals, a 15.2% increase from the US dollars 469 million spent in 2012.