The prices of essential medicines in Russia in 2015 rose on average by 16.9%. Even worse are things with the medicines of the middle and lower price segments. In the latter case, the medication rose by an average of 28%. These results Veronika Skvortsova, Minister of health of Russia.
Indexation of prices for medicines mid-price and low-cost segments constrain further growth of prices. The Russian government has resolved to revise the prices of medicines, to maintain the profitability of production and procurement of essential drugs.
Indexing in 30% of affected drugs cost up to 50 rubles, 11.4% rise the price of drugs from 50 to 500 rubles. Indexing inflation respectively subjected to domestic drugs. Note that the number of domestic medicines only packaged in the country, the production is happening in other countries.