Bribery 'routine' for foreign pharmaceutical firms in China

11:26 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Bribery 'routine' for foreign pharmaceutical firms in China

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Bribes are routinely paid by major foreign pharmaceutical firms operating in China, the BBC has learned.
Bribes are routinely paid by major foreign pharmaceutical firms operating in China, the BBC has learned. Five drugs salesmen for foreign companies told the BBC their firms paid bribes in order to increase sales of their products. None of them wanted to be identified, fearing they would lose their jobs.