Sales of medicaments of other antibiotics packaged for retail sale in Bulgaria falls in 2016
European Commission announced that compared to the previous year antibiotic sales sharply dropped by 39.63 percent. Antibiotic sales fell greatly from 28 149.81 thousand Euros to 16 994.67 thousand Euros, compared with the prior year when it rose by 0.18%. The overall changes for the previous 16 years attained a decrease of 14.38%. Furthermore, it has had a diminution at a 0.14% compound annual growth rate over the five years with a negligible overall increase since the start of time series. It averaged 21 312.8 thousand Euros from 2001 to 2016 and it hit its all-time high of 37 269.86 thousand Euros in 2013 and record low of 12 322.83 thousand Euros in 2005.