Statistical data

19.03.2020

International Operation PANGEA week: Authorities confiscate 48,564 shipments of illegal pharmaceuticals worldwide

The number of medicinal products ordered online and illegally imported into Switzerland is declining.

05.03.2020

Illegal imports of medicinal products 2019: simplified procedure proves its worth

Number of confiscated shipments more than doubled

02.05.2019

Statistics illegally imported medicinal products 2018

Am häufigsten werden nach wie vor Potenzmittel illegal importiert

08.02.2018

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.

25.02.2016

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.

05.02.2015

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.

18.02.2014

Illegal imports of medicinal products in 2013

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

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