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After providing for enough/surplus stocks for the domestic market, ban on the export of Hydroxychloroquine(HCQ) lifted
June 24, 2020, 8:14:57 PM
overnment has lifted ban on the export of anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) API and formulation.with immediate effect.
Based on inter-ministerial consultation held on 03.06.2020 by a High-Level Empowered Committee having representations from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Revenue and others, Department of Pharmaceuticals has recommended that ban on the export of Hydroxychloroquine (API as well as formulations) may be lifted.
An Inter-ministerial High-Level Empowered Committee meets regularly on a fortnightly basis for assessing the availability of drugs in the country and will continue to meet to monitor the situation.