Indian Pharmaceutical Industry and Expanding Global Outsourcing Market in Pharmaceuticals

Navi Mumbai, India (PressExposure) February 18, 2009 -- he Indian pharmaceutical industry( grew at 13% during 2003-07 and the market size is estimated to be US$ 9.77 billion in 2007-08. Exports constitute a significant part of the pharmaceutical industry. The pharmaceutical exports in 2007-08 were valued at US$ 6.68 billion compared with US$ 5.73 billion in 2006-07, a growth of 16%. Pharmaceutical exports from India is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18.5% between 2007-08 and 2011-12, particularly driven by multibillion dollar patent expirations and growth in the global generics market. Many big pharma companies have recently acquired overseas companies to tap the potential generic market, and consolidation in the industry is expected to happen in a big way.

In view of the potential of Indian pharmaceutical industry and the expanding global outsourcing market in pharmaceuticals, Cygnus Research has come out with the report titled Indian Pharmaceutical Industry. The report has 10 chapters and covers broad-based global pharmaceutical industry and market, trends, demand-supply analysis and major therapeutic segments, foreign trade in pharmaceuticals, growth drivers, and issues and challenges .Twenty major players in the industry space have been covered with details of their business profiles and strategies, financial performance, SWOT analysis and outlook. The report also comprises outsourcing opportunities and the impact of generic opportunities on Indian pharmaceuticals industry, regulatory issues, critical success factors and outlook for the industry as analysed.

The report will be useful for Indian pharma companies, foreign companies either in pharma business or indirectly linked to the value chain of Indian pharma industry, analysts and investors, students keen on understanding the industry and its growing opportunities and financial institutes having exposure to the industry.

Table of Contents:

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW – Global and Domestic

1.1 Global Pharmaceutical Market

1.1.1 Leading Therapeutic Classes

1.1.2 Major Markets

1.1.3 Trends in Pharmaceutical Industry in 2008

1.1.4 Global M&A

1.1.5 Major Global Players

1.2 Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

1.2.1 Introduction

1.2.2 Pharmaceutical Industry Structure

1.2.3 Segmentation of the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

1.2.4 Pharmaceutical Market structure and Size

1.2.5 Major Therapeutic Segments

1.2.6 Merger & Acquisition

1.2.7 Demand-Supply Analysis

1.2.8 Foreign Direct Investments in Indian Pharma

2. Foreign Trade in Pharmaceutical Industry

2.1 Exports

2.1.1 Formulations Exports

2.1.2 Bulk Drugs Export

2.1.3 Exports Trends

2.2 Imports

2.2.1 Bulk Drugs Imports

2.3 Future Outlook


3.1 Global Growth Drivers

The global growth drivers of the pharmaceutical industry are given below

3.1.1 Innovation in Biotechnology

3.1.2 Demographic Transition

3.1.3 Rising Real Incomes

3.1.4 Medical Technology

3.1.5 Generic and Niche

3.1.6 Unmet Medical Needs

3.2 Indian Pharma Drivers

3.2.1 Ageing Population

3.2.2 Lifestyle Drugs

3.2.3 Healthcare Expenditure

3.2.4 Upgradation of Medical Services, Devices & Equipment

3.2.5 Exports

3.2.6 Generic Drugs

3.2.7 Research & Development

3.2.8 Contract Manufacturing Opportunities

3.2.9 Middle Class, Rural Market to Fuel Pharma Growth

3.2.10 Pharma Firms Betting Big on Nutraceuticals


4.1 Sustaining Exports

4.2 IPR Issues

4.2.1 Pricing

4.2.2 Data protection

4.3 R&D Focus

4.3.1 Looming shortage of trained human resources

4.3.2 Animal trials

4.3.3 Regulatory infrastructure

4.3.4 Managing productivity

4.4 Exploiting Generic Opportunities requires Huge Investment

4.5 Price Control

4.6 Infrastructure

4.6.1 R&D infrastructure

4.6.2 Quality of marketing infrastructure

4.7 Spurious Drugs


5.1 Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd

5.2 Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd

5.3 Cipla Ltd

5.4 Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

5.5 Piramal Healthcare Ltd

5.6 Lupin Ltd

5.7 Wockhardt Ltd

5.8 Jubilant Organosys

5.9 Aurobindo Pharma Ltd

5.10 Cadila Healthcare Ltd

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