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Drug makers may face stricter rules to ensure the supply of medicines in the European Union as the bloc tries to reduce its imports of pharmaceutical products from China and other foreign “autocracies,Reuters explains. At the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, the 27-country bloc encountered protracted problems in obtaining a wide range of medicines and their ingredients from India and China, as supplies tightened amid lockdowns and export restrictions. The planned rules change is also aimed at reducing reliance on pharmaceutical ingredients produced abroad, as the European Commission estimates two-thirds of the global supply is concentrated in India and China.

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