--Evaluate the impact of importation on the US market and how counterfeits can penetrate the drug supply-distribution chain.
--Shows the routes of market access for counterfeits and why they are increasingly being produced.
-- What is the process of parallel trade in Europe and North America and why is it associated with counterfeiting?
-- What is the extent of parallel trade and reimportation in Europe and North America?
-- How has recent regulation and legislation changed the parallel trade sector?
-- What is the impact of online pharmacies on parallel trade and counterfeiting?
-- How are countries dealing with counterfeiting and what efforts have been implemented?
Table of Contents
Impact of Counterfeits on Parallel Trade &
Executive summary 10
PT in Europe: A legitimate mechanism for redistribution 10
PT in North America: A cross-border growth industry 11
Counterfeits and the global supply-distribution chain 12
Anti-counterfeiting strategies: current perspectives 13
Global initiatives to combat counterfeiting 14
Chapter 1 PT in Europe: A legitimate mechanism for redistribution 16
The parallel trade process 18
Driving factors for profitable parallel trade 20
Drug price differential 20
Exchange rate fluctuations 21
Government price controls 22
Pharmacoeconomics as a price control measure 24
Multiple importation markets driving profit margins 24
Supportive legal and regulatory free trade framework 25
Selection criteria for p
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