Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing industry is an important component of the pharmaceutical sector. The major global pharmaceutical groups dominate the local industry, although only a small number are engaged in actives manufacturing (i.e. active pharmaceutical ingredients). An increasing number of firms are limiting their Australian involvement to the later stages of the manufacturing process, such as dispensing, packaging and the fill-and-finish stage. A large number of players also restrict their Australian activities to distribution.
As with the global pharmaceutical industry, the local industry is currently contending with the fallout effects associated with the patent cliff... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
While industry locations are present in all states (but not territories), industry activity is concentrated in Sydney and Melbourne where the majority of multinational companies have chosen to locate to take advantage of the infrastructure provided and market size (as defined by socioeconomic and demographic variables). As at June 2013, Victoria and New South Wales accounted for just under two-thirds of all business enterprises. Similar proportions are expected to hold in 2014-15... purchase to read more