With an annual turnover of about us$500 million. bangladesh pharmaceutical industry is a unique succestory. in the land og 140 million people with frequcent natural disasters, poverty and many other negatives the pharmaceutical industry has grown from strength to strength since the independence of bangladesh in 1971. the industry is now making avilable quality medicines at affordable price to the millions. which were beyond their reach,Among the 49 ldcs bangladesh is the only cohntry that is near self sufficient in pharmaceuticals. thanks to its pulsating private sector that efficienty uhilisehed all the available resources from government initiatives to science as one of the most sucess ful in Bangladesh.
pharmaceutical industry now caters to96% of the countrys 4% comprises of in sulin vaceines,hig-end anti cancer druge ets.the phoduction of which are very cavital in tensive and there fore are not economically feasible for bangladesh.