In 2017, 1,060 shipments of illegally imported therapeutic products were seized, including medically important medicinal products that are subject to strict prescribing limits.
In 2015, Swiss customs reported 1,134 cases of illegally imported medicinal products to Swissmedic, the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products.
Last year, more illegal medicinal products were again confiscated at the Swiss border than in the previous year.
Last year, Swiss customs reported 1,096 confiscations of illegal shipments of medicinal products to Swissmedic.
The number of illegal medicinal products seized has decreased once again in 2012.
The shipments of medicines seized at Swiss customs came from 64 different countries.
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