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Generics Dispute EU-India Trade Negotiations
The recent India–EU summit was expected to bring news about the upcoming Free Trade Agreement between the EU and India; however, a dispute regarding the supply of generic drugs from India to developing countries has taken centre stage.


Pharmaceutical Technology Europe
Volume 23, Issue 2

References

1. European Commission, "Bilateral Relations: India" (2010). http://ec.europa.eu

2. Securing Pharma, "EU aims to appease India with softened customs law" (2010). http://www.securingpharma.com

3. Business Standard, "India, EU expect FTA by spring of 2011" (2010). http://www.business-standard.com

4. Indian Drug Manufacturers' Association (2010). http://www.idma-assn.org

5. Médecins Sans Frontières, "At EU-India Summit, European Negotiators Urged Not to Block Access to Affordable Medicines" (2010). http://www.msf-me.org

6. AIDS News, "India Changes Patent Law to Meet WTO Treaty, Making New Medicines Less Available to Most Citizens, Other Countries" (2004). http://www.aidsnews.org

7. Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, "India's Trade Minister Says EU Will To Take Steps To Prevent Seizure Of Generic Medicines" (2010). http://globalhealth.kff.org

8. DNA India, "Netherlands assures India to sort out drug seizure issue" (2009). http://www.dnaindia.com/

9. EU Business, "Brazil, India take EU to WTO over generic drug seizures" (2010). http://www.eubusiness.com/

10. The Economic Times, "Indian generics to be safe from seizure while passing through EU" (2010). http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/

11. HM Revenue & Customs, "European Community (EC) legislation. HMRC Reference: Notice 34" (2010). http://customs.hmrc.gov.uk

12. Indian Express, "Indian pharma cos shun EU, route goods via SA ports" (2010). http://www.indianexpress.com/

13. BBC News, "India-EU generic drug row 'resolved' at Brussels summit" (2010). http://www.bbc.co.uk

14. Europe! Hands off our medicine. http://https://action.msf.org/en_CH/

15. The Guardian, "ANC urged to deliver Aids drugs" (2010). http://www.guardian.co.uk


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