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Therapeutic products

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Therapeutic products platform helped to ease shortages

In 2019 and 2020 there were more than 300 cases of disruptions to the supply of critical medicines that are subject to a reporting obligation. Several critical situations were eased through early monitoring and the release of compulsory stocks, as stated in a report acknowledged by the Federal Council.

Stockpiling

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Indispensable compulsory stocks

The COVID-19 pandemic clearly shows the importance of compulsory stocks in Switzerland: Due to increased shortages in the supply of medicines, compulsory stocks have already been released dozens of times. Around 300 companies currently hold compulsory stocks of a wide range of goods worth around CHF 2.5 billion.

Delegate for National Economic Supply

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Pandemic highlights importance of security of supply

The strength of National Economic Supply (NES) lies in the close cooperation between the private sector and the state, as Werner Meier, NES delegate, explains in an interview. During his term of office, which has been extended until 2023, he has objectives containing both the tried and tested and the new.

Federal Office for National Economic Supply FONES

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Welcome to the official website of the Federal Office for National Economic Supply FONES

FONES is the Confederation's competence centre for all core issues relating to economic supply. On these pages, you will find restricted information about the FONES in English.

For complete information please choose:
German
French
Italian

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