2008 (as a joint venture with Alliance Boots)
|Headquarters||Guangzhou, Guangdong, China|
|Key people||Jinghui Yu (President)|
|Revenue||RMB 16.9 billion|
|Owners||Alliance Boots (50%)
Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited (50%)
Guangzhou Pharmaceuticals Corporation is a pharmaceutical wholesaling and distribution company headquartered in Guangzhou, China, and a 50:50 joint venture between Alliance Boots and Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited. It is the third-largest pharmaceutical wholesaler in China measured by revenues.
Guangzhou Pharmaceuticals wholesales prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, medical devices, chemical reagents, experiment equipment and glass wares.
Guangzhou Pharmaceuticals Corporation was founded in 1951. In January 2007 Alliance Boots agreed to acquire a 50 percent interest in Guangzhou Pharmaceuticals Corporation for £38 million, making it a 50:50 joint venture with Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
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