Merck, Simcere to Establish Drug Production Plant in Nanjing

Merck & Co. and Simcere Pharmaceutical Group (SCR) plan to establish a drug manufacturing plant in Nanjing, the head of Merck’s business in China said.

Merck’s joint venture in China with Simcere will be “fully integrated” by 2020, China operations president Michel Vounatsos told reporters in the Chinese city of Nanjing today.

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