Skip to content
Subscriber Only

China Drug Sales to the U.S. Grow Despite Safety Concerns at Home

  • Large number of pending drug applications withdrawn last year
  • Drug companies struggle to gain trust of patients, regulators
Video player cover image

China Faces Drug Safety Concerns

Chinese drugs and pharmaceutical ingredients are found in medicine cabinets as far away as New York and Chicago, and the country’s exports of pharmaceutical products and health supplements worldwide jumped 3 percent to $56 billion last year.

Yet even as China’s drug industry has grown in global stature, so have questions about the safety of its products.