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Celltrion’s Biosimilars Overtaking Originals in U.S., Europe

Celltrion’s Biosimilars Overtaking Originals in U.S., Europe

SEOUL, Apr. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s pharmaceutical giant Celltrion has become a strong competitor to European and U.S. drugs with its biosimilars, indicated by changes in sales, industry officials said Friday. Multinational drugmaker Roche logged a 44 percent fall in sales of Mabthera, an antibody used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, lymphoma and some [...]

S. Korea’s Trade Surplus with the U.S. Drops 17 pct in 2017: Data

S. Korea’s Trade Surplus with the U.S. Drops 17 pct in 2017: Data

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s trade surplus with the United States dropped 17 percent on-year in 2017, despite the fact that no changes have yet been made to the free trade pact that Washington claims unfairly favors Seoul, market watchers said Sunday, citing official data. Observers said trade numbers released by the [...]

Koreans 6th Largest Foreign Language Speaking Population in the U.S.

Koreans 6th Largest Foreign Language Speaking Population in the U.S.

SEOUL, Nov.6 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent report has revealed that 1,117,343 individuals in the U.S. currently speak Korean at home. Local newspapers from the Korean community reported that there are currently 60,361,574 people speaking a foreign language other than English in the U.S., which is equivalent to 20 percent of the population over five [...]