Key Milestones

 

 

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  • Entered the Gulf pharma market (Kuwait) as the first Bangladeshi company
  • Became the first Bangladeshi company to commence medicine export to USA
  • First Bangladeshi company to receive product approval from Health Canada
2016
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  • First Bangladeshi pharma company audited and approved by the USFDA
  • First product for USA approved
  • Launched generic versions of blockbuster Hepatitis drugs Sofosbuvir and Sofosbuvir+Ledipasvir for the first time in the world
2015
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First Bangladeshi company to receive GMP approval from Health Canada and Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA)

2014
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First Bangladeshi company to export ophthalmic products to Europe

2013
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First Bangladeshi company to launch Salbutamol HFA inhaler (Azmasol®) in Singapore

2012
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Received GMP accreditation from AGES, Austria (for European Union); only pharmaceutical company to win ‘National Export Trophy (Gold)’ for the fourth time

2011
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The only pharmaceutical company in Bangladesh to enter the US market through acquisition of an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA)

2010
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Only Bangladeshi company to receive GMP approval from ANVISA, Brazil

2009
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First Bangladeshi company to receive GMP accreditation from Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), Australia, and Gulf Central Committee for Drug Registration, for GCC states; Technology transfer arrangement to manufacture Roche’s ARV drug Saquinavir

2008
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Launched CFC free HFA inhalers for the first time in Bangladesh

2006
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Only company in Bangladesh to be listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of London Stock Exchange (LSE) through issuance of GDRs

2005
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First company to introduce anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs in Bangladesh

2003
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Russia became the first export destination for formulation products

1993
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Export operations started with APIs

1992
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Listed on Dhaka Stock Exchange

1985
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Launched own formulation brands

1983
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Started manufacturing products of Bayer AG, Germany and Upjohn Inc., USA, under license agreements

1980
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Company incorporated

1976