Interview with Prof. Sergio Rossi in Swissinfo

“It’s absolutely down to the phenomenal success of the pharmaceutical industry, a sector which is as immune to variations in the exchange rate as it is to the weakening buying power of the middle class which has hit Asia in particular,” says Sergio Rossi, economics professor at the University of Fribourg. “A foreign consumer can very well do without a watch or a holiday in the Swiss Alps, but if he or she has cancer, they will pay a high price to obtain the best medicine available on the market.”

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