Codes of Ethics of APEC Biopharmaceutical Industry Associations

Webpage Last Updated: August 2016 

APEC

  • Biopharmaceutical Associations Examined: 65
  • Total Member Companies (Est): 9,200+
  • Total SME Members (Est): 6,100+
  • Codes of Ethics / Code Commitments (2012): 25
  • Codes of Ethics / Code Commitments (2016): 50
  • Website

AUSTRALIA

    

 Association: The Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association (GBMA)

  • Total Company Membership: 8
  • SME Member Companies: 4 (50%)
  • Code of Ethics: PDF
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2010 / 2015
  • Website

 Association: Medicines Australia


BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

While Brunei Darussalam does not have a biopharmaceutical industry association, the Business Ethics for APEC SMEs Initiative biopharmaceutical sector initiative coordinates with the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources to advance progress locally.


CANADA

Association: Innovative Medicines Canada

Association: Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA)


CHILE

Association: Asociación Industrial de Laboratorios Farmacéuticos (ASILFA)

Association: Cámara de la Industria Farmacéutica de Chile (CIF)


CHINA

Association: The China Pharmaceutical Industry Association (CPIA)

  • Total Company Membership: 308
  • SME Member Companies: 90 (29%)
  • Code of Ethics: China Associations (PDF )
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2013 / 2015
  • Website

Association: The China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Medicines and Health Products (CCCMHPIE)

  • Total Company Membership: 1,840
  • SME Member Companies: 1,688 (92%)
  • Code of Ethics: China Associations (PDF ) / CCCMHPIE (PDF )
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2013 / 2015
  • Website

Association: The China Pharmaceutical Industry Research and Development Association (SINO-PhIRDA)

  • Total Company Membership: 70
  • SME Member Companies: 35 (50%)
  • Code of Ethics: China Associations (PDF ) / PhIRDA (PDF )
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2013 / 2015
  • Website

Association: R&D-based Pharmaceutical Association Committee (RDPAC)

  • Total Company Membership: 38
  • SME Member Companies: 0 (0%)
  • Code of Ethics: China Associations (PDF ) / RDPAC (PDF )
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2006 / 2015
  • Website

Association: China Association of Pharmaceutical Commerce (CAPC)

  • Total Company Membership: 384
  • SME Member Companies: 249 (65%)
  • Code of Ethics: China Associations (PDF ) / CAPC (PDF )
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2013 / 2015
  • Website

Association: China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine (CATCM)

  • Total Company Membership: 600
  • SME Member Companies: 400 (67%)
  • Code of Ethics: China Associations (PDF ) / CATCM (PDF )
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2013 / 2015
  • Website

Association: China Nonprescription Medicines Association (CNMA)

  • Total Company Membership: 350
  • SME Member Companies:TBC
  • Code of Ethics: China Associations (PDF )
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2013 / 2015
  • Website

Association: China Pharmaceutical Enterprise Promotion Association (CPEP)

  • Total Company Membership: TBC
  • SME Member Companies:TBC
  • Code of Ethics: China Associations (PDF )
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2013 / 2015
  • Website N/A

Association: Chinese Pharmaceutical Association for Enterprises Culture Construction (CRAECC)

  • Total Company Membership: TBC
  • SME Member Companies:TBC
  • Code of Ethics: China Associations (PDF )
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2013 / 2015
  • Website: N/A

 Association: China Pharmaceutical Enterprise Management Association (CPEMA)

  • Total Company Membership: TBC
  • SME Member Companies:TBC
  • Code of Ethics: Pending
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2015
  • Website: N/A

Association: All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, Medical Pharmaceutical Chamber

  • Total Company Membership: TBC
  • SME Member Companies:TBC
  • Code of Ethics: Pending
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2015
  • Website: N/A

Association: China Pharmaceutical Packaging Association (CPPA)

  • Total Company Membership: TBC
  • SME Member Companies:TBC
  • Code of Ethics: Pending
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2015
  • Website: N/A

Association: China Medicine Education Association (CMEA)

  • Total Company Membership: TBC
  • SME Member Companies:TBC
  • Code of Ethics: Pending
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2015
  • Website: N/A

Association: China Pharmaceutical Association of Plant Engineering (CPAPE)

  • Total Company Membership: 350
  • SME Member Companies:TBC
  • Code of Ethics: Pending
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2015
  • Website: N/A

Association: China Medicinal Biotechnology Association (CMBA)

  • Total Company Membership: TBC
  • SME Member Companies:TBC
  • Code of Ethics: Pending
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2015
  • Website: N/A

Association: China Quality Association for Pharmaceuticals (CQAP)

  • Total Company Membership: TBC
  • SME Member Companies:TBC
  • Code of Ethics: Pending
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2015
  • Website: N/A

 


HONG KONG, CHINA

Association: The Hong Kong Assn of the Pharmaceutical Industry (HKAPI)

  • Total Company Membership: 42
  • SME Member Companies: 30 (71%)
  • Code of Ethics: PDF
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 1970 / 2016
  • Website

Association: The Hong Kong Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (HKPMA)

  • Total Company Membership: 38
  • SME Member Companies: 35 (92%)
  • Code of Ethics: N/A
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: N/A
  • Website

Association: The Pharmaceutical Distributors Association of Hong Kong (PDAHK)

  • Total Company Membership: 44
  • SME Member Companies: 44 (100%)
  • Code of Ethics: N/A
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: N/A
  • Website

INDONESIA

Association: Gabungan Perusahaan Farmasi Indonesia (GP Farmasi)

  • Total Company Membership: 2,900 + 22,000 dispensaries
  • SME Member Companies: 2,300 (79%) + 20,900 dispensaries (95%)
  • Code of EthicsPDF   (English PDF )
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2003 / 2016
  • Website

Association: International Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group (IPMG)

  • Total Company Membership: 25
  • SME Member Companies: 0
  • Code of Ethics: PDF
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2001 / 2015
  • Website

JAPAN

Association: Japan Generic Medicines Association (JGA)

Association: Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (JPMA)


KOREA

Association: Korea Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (KPMA)

  • Total Company Membership: 183
  • SME Member Companies: 118 (64%)
  • Code of Ethics: PDF (English PDF )
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 1994 / 2014
  • Website

Association: Korean Research-based Pharmaceutical Industry Association (KRPIA)

  • Total Company Membership: 41
  • SME Member Companies: 0
  • Code of Ethics: PDF
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2009 / 2014
  • Website

Association: The Korea Biomedicine Industry Association (KoBIA)

  • Total Company Membership: 107
  • SME Member Companies: 50 (47%)
  • Code of Ethics: N/A
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: N/A
  • Website

MALAYSIA

Association: The Malaysian Organization of Pharmaceutical Industries (MOPI)

  • Total Company Membership: 42
  • SME Member Companies: 32 (76%)
  • Code of Ethics: PDF
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2013
  • Website

Association: Pharmaceutical Association of Malaysia (PhAMA)

  • Total Company Membership: 41
  • SME Member Companies: 13 (32%)
  • Code of Ethics: PDF
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 1978 / 2015
  • Website

MEXICO

Association: The National Chamber of the Pharmaceutical Industry (CANIFARMA)

  • Total Company Membership: 95
  • SME Member Companies: No Data
  • Code of Ethics: PDF
    Note: Self-regulatory management by the Council of Ethics and Transparency of the Pharmaceutical Industry in Mexico (CETIFARMA)http://www.cetifarma.org.mx
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2005 / 2013
  • Website

Association: La Asociación Nacional de Fabricantes de Medicamentos (ANAFAM)

Association: Asociación Mexicana de Industrias de Investigación Farmacéutica (AMIIF)


NEW ZEALAND

Association: Medicines New Zealand

  • Total Company Membership: 26
  • SME Member Companies: 9 (35%)
  • Code of Ethics: PDF
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 1962 / 2015
  • Website

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

While Papua New Guinea does not have a biopharmaceutical industry association, the Business Ethics for APEC SMEs Initiative biopharmaceutical sector program coordinates with the Prime Minister’s Office, Department of Health, Department of Commerce and Industry, as well as local SMEs to advance progress.


PERU

Association: La Asociación de Industrias Farmacéuticas Nacionales (ADIFAN)

Association: La Asociación Nacional de Laboratorios Farmaséuticos (ALAFARPE)

 Association: La Asociación de Laboratorios Farmacéuticos Latinoamericanos (ALAFAL)

  • Total Company Membership: 11
  • SME Member Companies: 5
  • Code of Ethics: PDF
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2006 / 2016

 


PHILIPPINES

Association: The Philippine Chamber of the Pharmaceutical Industry (PCPI)

  • Total Company Membership: 120
  • SME Member Companies: 100 (83%)
  • Code of EthicsPDF 
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2014
  • Website:

Association: The Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Association of the Philippines (PHAP)

  • Total Company Membership: 40
  • SME Member Companies: 30 (75%)
  • Code of Ethics: PDF
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 1993 / 2016
  • Website:

Association: Marketing Executives of the Pharmaceutical-Healthcare Industry (MEPI)

  • Total Company Membership: 46
  • SME Member Companies: 0
  • Code of Ethics: Code Pledge PDF
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2015
  • Website:

RUSSIA

Association: The Association of Russian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (ARPM)

  • Total Company Membership: 20
  • SME Member Companies: 0
  • Code of Ethics: N/A
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: N/A
  • Website:

Association: Association of International Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (AIPM)

  • Total Company Membership: 31
  • SME Member Companies: 0
  • Code of Ethics: PDF
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 1998 / 2015
  • Website:

SINGAPORE

Association: Singapore Manufacturing Federation’s Life Sciences Industry Group: SPTO & SPMC

  • Total Company Membership: 48
  • SME Member Companies: 30 (63%)
  • Code of Ethics: N/A
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: N/A
  • Website:

Association: Singapore Association of Pharmaceutical Industries (SAPI)

  • Total Company Membership: 35
  • SME Member Companies: 0
  • Code of Ethics: PDF
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: No Data / 2016
  • Website:

CHINESE TAIPEI

Association: The Taiwan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (TPMA)

  • Total Company Membership: 163
  • SME Member Companies: 122 (75%)
  • Code of Ethics: N/A
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: N/A
  • Website:

Association: International Research Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (IRPMA)

  • Total Company Membership: 46
  • SME Member Companies: 36 (78%)
  • Code of Ethics: PDF
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 1994 / 2016
  • Website:

Association: The Chinese Association of Pharmaceutical Agents (CAPA)

  • Total Company Membership: 125
  • SME Member Companies: 115 (92%)
  • Code of Ethics: N/A
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: N/A
  • Website:

Association: The Taiwan Generic Pharmaceutical Association (TGPA)

  • Total Company Membership: 50
  • SME Member Companies: 10 (20%)
  • Code of Ethics: N/A
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: N/A
  • Website:

Association: The Chinese Pharmaceutical Manufacture & Development Association (CPMDA)

  • Total Company Membership: 50
  • SME Member Companies: 16 (32%)
  • Code of Ethics: N/A
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: N/A
  • Website:

Association: The National Pharmaceutical Commercial Association (NPCA)

  • Total Company Membership: TBC
  • SME Member Companies: TBC
  • Code of Ethics: N/A
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: N/A
  • Website:

Association: The Taipei Pharmaceutical Agent & Distributors Association (TPADA)

  • Total Company Membership: 175
  • SME Member Companies: 165 (94%)
  • Code of Ethics: N/A
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: N/A
  • Website:

Association: The Taiwan Pharmaceutical Marketing & Management Association (TPMMA)

  • Total Company Membership: 55
  • SME Member Companies: 55 (100%)
  • Code of Ethics: N/A
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: N/A
  • Website:

Association: The Taiwan Research-based Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (TRPMA)

  • Total Company Membership: 28
  • SME Member Companies: 28
  • Code of Ethics: N/A
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: N/A
  • Website:

THAILAND

Association: The Thai Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (TPMA)

  • Total Company Membership: 70
  • SME Member Companies: 60 (86%)
  • Code of Ethics: PDF (English)    PDF (Thai)
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2016
  • Website:

Association: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers Association (PReMA)

  • Total Company Membership: 37
  • SME Member Companies: 14 (38%)
  • Code of Ethics: PDF
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 1986 / 2016
  • Website:

Association:The Govt Pharmaceutical Organization of Thailand (GPO)

  • Total Company Membership: 1
  • SME Member Companies: 1
  • Code of Ethics: PDF
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2009 / 2012
  • Website:

UNITED STATES

Association: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)

  • Total Company Membership: 52
  • SME Member Companies: 13 (25%)
  • Code of Ethics: PDF
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2002 / 2009
  • Website:

VIETNAM

Association: The Vietnam Pharmaceutical Companies Association (VNPCA)

  • Total Company Membership: 155
  • SME Member Companies: 120 (77%)
  • Code of Ethics: PDF (English PDF )
  • Year Adopted / Last Modified: 2013 / 2015
  • Website:

 Association: The Pharma Group, EuroCham Vietnam