Indonesia is the largest archipelago (group of islands) on earth located in between Asia and Australia with an area of nearly 2 million Square kilometer. Its geographical makeup consists of 18,307 islands. About 6000 islands are inhabited with Java accounting for more than half the nation's population There are nearly 300 ethnic groups in Indonesia shows both unique history and geography of the country. Most of the population in Indonesia may see themselves first by their ethnic and cultural group and secondly as Indonesians.
Indonesia is the largest economy in Southeast Asia. During the global financial crisis Indonesia outperformed its regional neighbors and joined China and India as the only G20 members posting growth. As the world’s fourth-most populous country with a fast growing economy, Indonesia is turning into an important market for pharmaceuticals. The local pharmaceutical industry has a long way to go in terms of quality, efficiency and innovation. Indonesia’s pharmaceutical sector has grown at 12.5% annually over the past several years expanding by 85% from 2007-2013.
International Pharmaceutical Manufacturing group is a nonprofit organization founded in 2002 consists of 24 research-based pharmaceutical companies operating in Indonesia which is committed to the research, development, manufacture and marketing of high-quality medicines. This community helps the people to improve the quality of life. The members of IMPG (International Pharmaceutical Manufacturing group) continued to invest in research and development to provide the latest innovations, safe and in accordance with international quality standards in Indonesia