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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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

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The performance of the Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing industry has gradually deteriorated over the past five years due to a rapidly changing operating environment. The patent cliff is reshaping the global pharmaceutical industry, as some of the industry’s most profitable innovator drugs have lost patent protection over the five-year period. This has come at a time when competition from generic products is intensifying, R&D productivity is declining and costs are escalating. These variables have caused dramatic changes in the industry.

Another key variable currently shaping industry performance is the ongoing reform of the PBS... 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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