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SK Chemicals Works with Daewoong Pharm to Boost Sales of Shingles Vaccine

SK Chemicals Works with Daewoong Pharm to Boost Sales of Shingles Vaccine

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Chemicals Co., a South Korean vaccine maker, said Thursday it has joined with Daewoong Pharmaceutical Co. to sell its herpes zoster vaccine in South Korea. Under the agreement, the two companies will work together on the sales and marketing of Skyzoster, a shingles vaccine developed by SK Chemicals, [...]

SK Chemicals, GSK Awaiting Commercial Sales of Shingles Vaccine

SK Chemicals, GSK Awaiting Commercial Sales of Shingles Vaccine

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Chemicals Co., a South Korean pharmaceutical and chemical goods manufacturer, and multinational drug firm GlaxoSmithKline Plc. (GSK) are awaiting final approval of their respective herpes zoster vaccines, market watchers said Tuesday. Approval is forecast to shake up the market in a big way, setting up a showdown with [...]

Pharmaceutical Companies Battle over Tetravalent Flu Vaccines

Pharmaceutical Companies Battle over Tetravalent Flu Vaccines

SEOUL, July 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Despite the blazing hot weather, pharmaceutical companies are gearing up to compete in the market for flu vaccines for the winter season, particularly tetravalent flu vaccines that are expected to hit the market this year. Tetravalent flu vaccines, which mark the next development step after trivalent flu vaccines, provide protection against [...]

Opposition Lawmaker Calls for Rollback of Foreign Investment Encouragement Law

Opposition Lawmaker Calls for Rollback of Foreign Investment Encouragement Law

“The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said on January 1 this year there will be additional job creation effects of 14,000 more jobs as well as foreign investment of more than 2.3 trillion won. For 11 months since the law’s revision, however, there has been almost no new foreign investment.” “The number of new [...]