BR Research - Pharmaceuticals

Good times for FML

Good times for FML

FY19 seems to be going pretty well for Pakistan’s leading towel exporter, Feroze 1888 Mills Limited (PSX: FML) with an impressive rise in the bottom-line...

Price regulation: tread with care

Price regulation: tread with care

Recently there has been a lot of hue and cry over the price regulation of pharmaceutical drugs and school fees. Not surprisingly many people are...

Drug prices- to raise or not to raise?

Drug prices- to raise or not to raise?

There has been much uproar recently over the hike in pharmaceutical drug prices with the government cracking down on companies selling drugs at exorbitant prices....

Tough year for Abbott

Tough year for Abbott

The pharmaceutical sector in Pakistan has been facing an uphill battle for the past several years which is reflected in the financials of pharma companies...

Drug price hike — too little, too late?

Drug price hike — too little, too late?

After almost twenty years of keeping pharmaceutical prices capped, the new government finally decided to formally increase prices of medical drugs in Pakistan. This has...

The herbal potential

The herbal potential

The global herbal medicinal market is divided into western herbalism, traditional Chinese medicine and an assorted other remedies, from the sub continent’s ayurvedic and yunani...

Prema set to make a splash

Prema set to make a splash

Known by its brand Prema, At-Tahur Limited has declared its plans to go public. With a face value of Rs10 per share, the company’s ordinary...

Fiscal limitations

Fiscal limitations

The current account deficit is getting out of hand. Yet, the debate continues on how to create external financing to fund this deficit and how...

The drinking water challenge

The drinking water challenge

Among other important issues, Pakistan needs a crusade against water crisis; and within water crisis, the case of contaminated drinking water is no less. The...

The smoke of Fire and fury

The smoke of Fire and fury

It is debatable whether any book has taken the internet by the storm since the last Harry Potter as Fire and Fury has. Released on...

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