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Long approval times for new medicines in Romania affecting UK exporters

in Romania

Trade barrier summary

The National Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices of Romania (NAMMDR) is the regulatory authority that approves new medicines for the Romanian market.
Currently, the agency experiences large registration backlogs. It also has relatively long timelines for approvals.

Sectors affected

  • Healthcare services
  • Medical devices and equipment



Date reported

13 February 2020

Last updated

18 December 2020

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