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Indian Policy Shifts Could Force Firms To Abandon 'Second Brand' Strategies

Executive Summary

India’s new draft pharmaceutical policy proposes a raft of radical changes that have left industry jittery and could force a significant realignment in the operations of foreign and local firms. Second brand strategies and widespread licensing-out of manufacturing are no longer favored, and a 'one company – one drug – one brand name – one price' thrust are among the key changes proposed.

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