Poland's pharmaceutical market grows by 13.3 pct y/y in May

Poland's pharmaceutical market grows by 13.3 pct y/y in May. Archiwum Turczyk/PAP

The Polish wholesale pharmaceutical market in grew May 2019 by 13.3 percent year on year to PLN 2.97 billion (EUR 696.7 mln), the PEX PharmaSequence research company has announced.

In monthly terms, pharmaceutical sales decreased by 0.8 percent.

The average Polish pharmacy recorded gross sales of PLN 208,000 (EUR 48,790) in May 2019, 19.2 percent higher year on year.

The average retail price of a pharmaceutical product in May amounted to PLN 21.6 (EUR 5.07) and was 0.8 percent higher compared to the previous month while compared to the same period of 2018, the price increased by 3.5 percent.