Statistical data


Statistics illegally imported medicinal products 2018

Am häufigsten werden nach wie vor Potenzmittel illegal importiert


Statistics illegally imported medicinal products 2017

In 2017, 1,060 shipments of illegally imported therapeutic products were seized, including medically important medicinal products that are subject to strict prescribing limits.


Illicit trade in medicines: Fewer slimming products, more sleeping tablets and tranquillisers

In 2015, Swiss customs reported 1,134 cases of illegally imported medicinal products to Swissmedic, the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products.


Increase in illegal imports of medicinal products in 2014: The risks are underestimated

Last year, more illegal medicinal products were again confiscated at the Swiss border than in the previous year.


Illegal imports of medicinal products in 2013

Last year, Swiss customs reported 1,096 confiscations of illegal shipments of medicinal products to Swissmedic.


Illegally imported medicinal products: effects seen as a result of Swissmedic's measures

The number of illegal medicinal products seized has decreased once again in 2012.