The Pharma & Healthcare industry is of vital importance for human and economic development, providing a wide range of goods and services relevant to the promotion of health at all stages in the healthcare process – from prevention and treatment to rehabilitation and palliative care. It is one of the fastest-growing industries, supported by profound demographic changes, the rising incidence of non-communicable diseases, and surging per capita health spending in both developed and emerging markets. The industry is also one of the major innovators, with increasing expenditures on development of new molecules, biotechnology and adoption of new technologies that provide advanced healthcare and ensure the longevity of the population.
The Pharma & Healthcare industry comprises the manufacture of pharmaceuticals for human and veterinary use, medical equipment and related supplies. It also includes providers of ambulatory health services, medical and diagnostic laboratories, hospitals, and nursing and residential care facilities.
China is the world’s second-largest pharmaceutical market, after the US, and the largest producer and exporter of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) globally. Since it is the world’s most populous country, with a large ageing ...READ MORE
China's healthcare system is hospital-centric, with public hospitals delivering approximately 90% of the inpatient and outpatient care consumed in the country today in both hospitals and basic medical institutions*. Nearly 40% of hospitals’ ...READ MORE
In 2015, Chile was the sixth largest pharmaceutical market in Latin America in terms of sales volume, with 278mn units sold, and the seventh biggest in terms of sales value, with USD 1.53bn, based on ex-factory prices (USD 2.32bn, based on retail ...READ MORE
The Russian healthcare and pharmaceutical sector is suffering under the impact of ongoing recession in the Russian economy and depressed domestic demand. The healthcare system is in dire need of financing as lower oil prices and a sharply devalued ...READ MORE
The Czech pharmaceutical sector is very attractive for international pharmaceutical manufacturers due to the favourable cost-efficiency ratio. The pharmaceutical sector generated a GVA of CZK 17.9bn in 2015, accounting for 0.4% of the total GVA. ...READ MORE
The Polish chemical industry represents around 4% of the value of the European chemical market according to MarketLine data for 2015, which covers specialty chemicals, commodity chemicals, agricultural chemicals and pharmaceutical chemicals. The ...READ MORE
China is the world’s second largest pharmaceutical market, after the U.S., and the largest producer and exporter of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) globally. Since it is the world’s most populous country, with a large ageing ...READ MORE
China is the world's most populous country and the largest producer of grain, fruits and vegetables, which makes it also the world’s largest producer and consumer of fertilisers, required to satisfy its demand for crops and other agricultural ...READ MORE
China's healthcare system is hospital-centric, with public hospitals delivering approximately 90% of the inpatient and outpatient care consumed in the country today in both hospitals and basic medical institutions. Nearly 40% of hospitals’ ...READ MORE