Pharmacy sales in Ukraine in January-September 2018 in monetary terms increased by 30% compared to the same period in 2017, to UAH 61.788 billion. Business Credit company told Interfax-Ukraine, in natural terms sales for the specified period increased by a mere 1%, to 1.124 million packs, while the weighted average price rose by 28%, to UAH 55 per unit of goods. According to the company, retail sales of medicines in January-September in monetary terms increased by 32%, to UAH 50.805 billion, in natural terms by 10%, to 754.352 million packs. The weighted average price of medicines in the first nine months of 2018 was UAH 67.4 per product unit.
As reported, in the first half of 2018 pharmacy sales in Ukraine in monetary terms were up by 36% compared to the same period in 2017 and amounted to UAH 43.011 billion, while sales in real terms by 5%, to 780.737 million packs.
Retail sales of drugs in the first half of the year in monetary terms grew by 38%, to UAH 35.454 billion, in natural terms by 16%, to 530.846 million packs.