Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1841 | Mar 2016

On life support: The industry has struggled with high imports and turbulent regulations

IBISWorld’s Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing industry is dominated by major global pharmaceutical groups, although only a small number are engaged in the manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients in Australia. An increasing number of firms are limiting their local activities to the later stages of the manufacturing process, including dispensing, packaging and the fill-and-finish stage. A large number of global manufacturers also restrict their Australian activities to distribution.

As with operators in the global pharmaceutical industry, domestic players are currently contending with the effects of the patent cliff... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

Industry concentration measures the extent to which a few operators dominate an industry. Over the past two decades there has been a marked increase in the level of concentration in the global pharmaceutical industry, as major players have continued to merge, driven by escalating R&D costs, shorter exclusivity times and the need for global marketing power. The number of major players is expected to continue its downward trend over the next five years, especially as players continue to lose market share in the new post-blockbuster era. In contrast, smaller specialty and biotech pharmaceutical players are expected to gain ground, boosted by the emergence of new biotech-based blockbuster drugs... purchase to read more


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What is the Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing Industry?

The industry comprises companies that manufacture various medicinal and pharmaceutical products for human use from both synthetic (chemical) and natural sources. Other products include chemical or diagnostic testing agents, blood serums and biotech products. Manufacturing activities include the manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients and synthesis of chemical ingredients, through to late-stage packaging and fill-finish activities.

Industry Products
Benefit-paid pharmaceuticalsAll other medicationsVitamins and dietary supplementsOTC medicinesOther complementary medicines
Industry Activities
Antibacterial, antibiotic and antitoxinVaccineVitamin productHerbal drugAmpoule, medicinal capsule, medicinal ointment and vialBiotechnological pharmaceutical and medicinal productsSerum and blood serumDiagnostic substance

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