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Import of adrenal cortical hormones to South Africa: Growth in 2017

Pharmaceutical import rose sharply by 48.11% compared with the prior year, according to numbers issued by United Nations Statistical Office. It displays the all-time maximum since 2000 as pharmaceutical import strongly increased by 198 422.06 kilogram, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it climbed by 1.34%. The overall changes for the prior 18 years hit a growth of 725.44%. As well as it has shown an increase at a 0.19 percent compound average annual growth rate during the five years with a slight overall raise since the start of time series. It averaged 231 720.34 kilogram from 2000 to 2017 and it attained its minimum of 73 999 kilogram in 2000.

Import of adrenal cortical hormones to South Africa: Growth in 2017
Date Kilogram Variation
2017 610 816.06 48.11
2016 412 394.00 1.34
2015 406 954.00 9.79
2014 370 663.00 42.61
2013 259 917.00 13.83
2012 228 334.00 30.29
2011 175 247.00 -34
2010 265 527.00 50.71
2009 176 186.00 -19.64
2008 219 255.00 58.51

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