Financial position and results of operations Audited

Thanks to its diversified portfolio of innovative pharmaceuticals and chemicals, Merck coped more successfully with the crisis than some other companies. Total revenues increased 2.1% and profit after tax remained virtually constant.

Total revenues by business sector*

Total revenues by business sector – 5-year diagram (bar chart)

Profit before and after tax

Profit before and after tax – 5-year diagram (bar chart)