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U.S. Merck Looks For Developing Country Markets

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Executive Summary

Merck's second-quarter results demonstrate the risks and rewards of becoming less U.S.-centric. Emerging markets expansion and new product launches outside of the U.S. drove growth, but EU price cuts dampened revenues and profits.

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