Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in his recent government work report mentioned the need to accelerate and improve basic health care system, and continuously improve the level of health care, to create a healthy China.
This year China Food and Drug Administration will permit medical device companies to open online shops. Medical device companies can operate in the online business after applying to get a medical device Internet license. Prior to this change, currently the medical devices are only allowed to buy or sell in online pharmacy stores, and medical device companies are not allowed to have their own online stores.
“Supervision and Control Rules for Food and Drug Management on the Internet” (hereinafter referred to as the “Rules”) medicine electricity traders eagerly awaited has been officially finalized. The Rules is expected to be announced shortly. Policy of prescription drugs online sales will soon be settled. The first batch of more than 200 products may be included. The e-commerce development of pharmaceutical industry will spurt.