Wholesalers of Pharmaceutical Products: A Vibrant Industry

Kimanyi, Clérance
December 2005
Canadian Economic Observer;Dec2005, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p4.1
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the pharmaceutical wholesalers industry in Canada. The performance of the industry in comparison with the entire wholesale sector is examined. The wholesalers work as the intermediate between the drug manufacturers and clients such as pharmacies, hospitals and wholesalers. Now, the pharmaceuticals and the pharmacy supplies distribution market have been controlled by the pharmaceutical wholesalers since 1999. A survey of the demand for prescription drugs, the operating revenue and workforce in the wholesale industry is also presented.


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