Sales of medicaments of other antibiotics packaged for retail sale in Portugal goes down in 2016
In comparison to the previous year the indicator barely decreased by 2.59%, according to updated data presented by European Commission. Antibiotic sales went down hardly by 2 653.63 thousand Euros, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it dropped by 4.77 percent. The overall changes for the previous 21 years hit a raise of 206.24%. Still it has shown a diminution at a 0.01% compound annual growth rate during the last five years with a marginal overall growth since the start of observations. It averaged 82 592.62 thousand Euros from 1996 to 2016 and it attained its all-time high of 139 757.42 thousand Euros in 2007 and record low of 32 622.39 thousand Euros in 1996.