How much can the import cancer drug zero tariff save? An understanding of a picture

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 How much can the import cancer drug zero tariff save? An understanding of a picture


According to the state health and Health Committee, since May, three measures have been carried out to reduce the price of anticancer drugs - import drugs to carry out zero tariff, and the government should concentrate on the price and purchase of the anti-cancer drugs that have been included in medical insurance, and carry out the negotiations on medical insurance access for anti cancer drugs that have not been included in medical insurance. At the same time, the Ministry of Finance and the General Administration of customs, the General Administration of Taxation and the State Administration of drug administration also issued the notice on the policy of value-added tax on anti-cancer drugs. Since May 1st, the import anti-cancer drugs (including 103 kinds of anticancer drug preparations and 51 kinds of anti-cancer drug raw materials) have been reduced to 3% of the import value-added tax. The combination of tax reduction and bargaining will make the price of anticancer drugs significantly reduce, and alleviate the worry that people are too expensive to fight cancer. A picture of a picture Since May 1st, the duty of importing anticancer drugs is zero. Why are cancer drugs so expensive? When all kinds of imported goods are becoming cheaper and cheaper, why are life-saving oncology drugs still so expensive? In fact, in addition to the unavoidable huge cost of drug research and development, imported drugs including tumor drugs also need to pay 5-8% tariffs when entering the customs.