The Ministry of Industry and Trade has expanded the list of pharmaceutical products eligible for state support


The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia has approved a new list of products for the implementation of state support for organizations implementing corporate programs to improve competitiveness. New positions have been added to the lists for pharmaceutical and chemical industries. The document was published on January 23 and comes into force on February 1.

The document invalidates the order of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of July 2, 2020 No. 2095. The order of January 23, 2023 expands the list of supported categories of goods for chemical, pharmaceutical and other industries. The lists of pharmaceutical products now include isotopes, hormonal drugs, vitamins, multivitamins, antibiotics, drugs from two or more components, cotton wool, bandages, gauze, human blood, animal blood, etc.

Manufacturers of goods from the list will be entitled to subsidies under various state programs, in particular, for the construction of factories and other investment projects as part of the state program to increase competitiveness. Exporters can also receive a subsidy for certification and registration of products from the list in foreign markets.