Year GDR productions Pharmaceuticals imported from Eastern Europe Pharmaceuticals  imported from Western countries  Total
1951 1900 NR NR 1900
1954 1511 NR NR 1511
1957 1685 NR NR 1685
1959 1680 NR NR 1680
1961 1440 NR NR 1440
1962 NA NA NA NA
1969 NA NA NA NA
1970 NA NA NA NA
1971 1397 108 17 1522
1972 1397 108 17 1522
1973 NA NA NA NA
1974 NA NA NA NA
1975 NA NA NA NA
1976 1348 148 29 1525
1977 NA NA NA NA
1979 NA NA NA NA
1980 1343 141 26 1510
1981 1367 204 249 1820
1982 NA NA NA NA
1983 NA NA NA NA
1984 NA NA NA NA
1988 1392 244 234 1870
1990 1412 232 399 2043
NR: not reported; NA: data not available
Table 1: Licensed pharmaceutical products (number) in the German Democratic Republic distributed by type of producer, listed in the national medicines compendium.