2017 Preview: Give And Take Marks Mixed Japan, Korea Outlook
As much of Asia celebrates the Lunar New Year holidays, the pharma sector in Japan and South Korea is looking ahead to the Year of the Rooster with a mixture of uncertainty and hope, providing the industry with much to crow about either in support or opposition.
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