in May 28th, the State Food and Drug Administration (hereinafter referred to as the food and Drug Administration) released the "Internet operating food and drug supervision and management approach (Draft)", re classification and definition, management intends to reduce the barriers to entry and release of prescription drugs on the electricity supplier sales Internet drug business, caused widespread concern in the pharmaceutical industry and in the capital market.

the "daily economic news" reporter noted that the recent media reports, the net sales of prescription drugs or opening in the new year’s day, under the impetus of the policy, the pharmaceutical business is expected to usher in a hitherto unknown opportunities.

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the drug is a kind of highly standardized and indicative of the commodity bar code, is one of the most suitable e-commerce products. From 2005 the first pharmaceutical B2C enterprise pharmacy online line, with the formation of online consumption habits and the emergence of network platform and supporting service providers, online pharmacies have entered the explosive growth phase. According to the statistics of China pharmacy pharmaceutical electricity supplier research center, in 2013 China’s pharmaceutical B2C annual transaction size of 4 billion 260 million yuan, an increase of $1 billion 600 million in 2012 compared to $166%, while in 2011 this figure is only about $400 million. According to the China Electronic Chamber of commerce data, in 2014 the scale of China’s pharmaceutical electricity supplier is expected to reach 6 billion 800 million yuan.

Huatai Securities Research Report said that due to the sale of drugs with internet convenience, price, privacy protection, better service and other advantages, has become an important channel of global drug sales. The United States since the last century, the late 90s appeared on Internet trading platform online pharmacies, by 2000 the United States has more than 1000 online pharmacies, the annual trade amounted to more than $20 billion. 2005, the total number of online pharmacies amounted to 1400, sales of $43 billion 900 million, accounting for about 19% of U.S. pharmaceutical retail sales, in various drug sales channels, second only to chain pharmacies. According to the China Electronic Commerce Research Center monitoring data, in 2013 the United States through the online retail drugs up to about $74 billion 300 million, accounting for about 30% of the pharmaceutical retail market.

in Europe, more than 90% of the European Pharmacists Association pharmacy online drug booking services to carry out online retail sales accounted for up to. Statistics show that in Switzerland, there is one of every five drugs sold through the internet. In Asia, the Japanese government is also actively promote the sale of drugs in the Internet, the Internet sales platform of third drugs is the Japanese government to actively develop the model. In contrast, China’s pharmaceutical electricity supplier is still in its infancy, in 2013 China’s online retail sales of pharmaceutical products accounted for only 1.7%, is expected this year (2014) close to 2.5%.

is a public offering of medical research told the "daily economic news" reporter said, in foreign countries, there are 80% drugs are sold through circulation, including pharmacy sales and Internet sales, only 20% of the drug is sold by the hospital. China is just the opposite, 80>