According to some approximations, over 10 percent of all pharmaceuticals worldwide supply chain is fake. In numerous countries, counterfeit pharmaceuticals are responsible for 70 percent of all medicines in the supply chain.
Aside from Jakarta, there are counterfeit drug distribution cores in East Java, Medan, North Sumatra, and Surabaya as well.
China’s Research and Development-based Pharmaceutical Association approximated that around 8% of over-the-counter drugs available in China are fake.
India’s pharmaceutical companies hinted that one in five medicines sold was a fake in India’s main cities. They declared a loss income of more or less 4% and 5% yearly. The industry furthermore approximated that illegal drugs had swelled from 10% to 20% of the total market.