One third of all Swiss exports are drugs

The Swiss are going to vote soon on wether to implement a total ban on animal testing.

But one thing I didn’t realise was that drugs are such a large part of their economy. The Economist (article came from their World in Brief section, so doesn’t have a permalink, so for posterities sake I’ve just screenshotted the relevant section):

That might damage its pharmaceutical industry, which accounts for more than a third of the country’s exports.

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