New Delhi: The government has lifted restriction on the export of 24 pharmaceutical ingredients and medicines made out of it.
The 24 APIs include- Tinidazole, Metronidazole, Acyclovir, Vitamin B1, B6 and B12, Progesterone, Chloramphenicol, Ornidazole, formulations made of Vitamin B1.
On March 6, the government had imposed restriction on some active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for a short period in view of the coronavirus outbreak.
However, restriction on export of paracetamol will continue said the Directorate General of Foreign Trade.
“24 APIs and formulations made from these APIs are made free for export with immediate effect,” the DGFT said.