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Chile, Belarus Poised to Join the Growing List of Global South Countries That Will Produce Chinese COVID-19 Vaccines

Source: Bridge Consulting

China’s drive to build manufacturing capacity for its COVID vaccines in countries across the Global South is poised to expand. Talks are now underway to build so-called “fill and finish” facilities in both Belarus and Chile.

Chinese pharmaceutical companies already have 14 production agreements in place, predominantly in Asia, Africa, and the Americas, according to data from Bridge Consulting in Beijing.

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