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Economic growth (1% of GDP, 6 % of the industrial sector), in part due to its Country Email List peak character (skilled employment, capital intensive), which isolates the sector from its underdeveloped environment; in part, due to its deficit dependence on imported inputs. One of the legal loopholes that the laboratories most harshly defended was their refusal to pay patents Country Email List for the use of foreign formulas, despite the claims of laboratories and even governments of other countries. It was only in 1995 that a patent law was approved and even so, the national laboratories were able to extend it for five years, maintain control of the Country Email List internal market and force international laboratories to import directly or.Dedicate themselves to selling patents. Sigman landed on.
This wild market after returning from exile, during the neoliberal reforms Country Email List of the 1990s. Associated with the Sielecki family (from Phoenix laboratories) and the rest of the Gold family (from Sintyal), he acquired Elea, a company specialized in in highly complex hormonal products, Country Email List which it has since supplied to companies such as Merck, Pfizer and AstraZeneca. The 1994 FMD campaign was Sigman's next opportunity to form a consortium. Foot-and-mouth disease had devastated cattle in the region since the beginning of the 20th century, with major local epidemics in 1942 and 1966. At the end of the 1970s, it was decided to replace traditional vaccines Country Email List with other oil-based ones, which were mandatory as of 1994.