India top supplier in health sector to UN system in 2016
India was the main supplier in the health sector to the UN system in 2016 with total sales of over USD 800 million, incorporating into pharmaceuticals. As per the aggregate procurement of goods and services for operational exercises of the UN system, India maintains its position as the second biggest nation to supply the UN in 2016, as has been the situation since 2012.
“India continues to be the primary supplier in health to the UN system with USD 803.79 million inside the health sector in 2016, with pharmaceuticals continuing to be the fundamental procurement category for India,” the UN said.
India, a main ten supplier nation since 2000, provided six for each penny of procurement by UN organizations in 2016, the second most astounding after the US. The UN acquired USD 902 million worth of goods from India a year ago, making it the top provider, in front of the US, in this category. India provided USD 162 million worth of services to the UN system.
As indicated by estimates by the UN, India’s procurement volume and share of aggregate UN procurement, be that as it may, has dropped from USD 1.3 billion and 7.3 for every penny in 2015 to USD 1.1 billion and 6.0 for each penny of aggregate UN procurement in 2016. Yet, regardless it remained the second biggest nation to supply the UN in 2016.
“The lessening in procurement can be ascribed to an abatement in pharmaceuticals, which clarifies 97 for each penny of the drop,” it included.
Procurement from India additionally included food, management services and medical equipment and supplies. Goods and services from India were acquired primarily by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the World Food Program (WFP).
The 10 noteworthy nations providing UN organizations included three developing nations (India, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey) in 2016, with a joint procurement of USD 2.58 billion, representing 32.7 for each penny of the main ten nations add up to procurement. The three nations procurement spoke to 14.6 for each penny of the UN add up to procurement, which is a reduction from a year ago when there were 4 developing and minimum created nations in the main ten, representing 18.0 for every penny of aggregate UN procurement.