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Veterinary Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Veterinary Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1842 | Feb 2016

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IBISWorld’s Veterinary Pharmaceutical Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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The Veterinary Pharmaceutical Manufacturing industry is a small segment of the general Australian pharmaceutical sector. The industry develops and manufactures animal health products, including veterinary medicines, vaccines, and other biological and medicinal feed additives. As such, it is geared towards two main segments: food-producing animals (including cattle, pigs, poultry and sheep) and companion animals (including cats and dogs). The industry accounts for just over 5% of the pharmaceutical sector.

Over the five years through 2015-16, the industry has had a highly volatile performance due to various external shocks... purchase to read more

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Echoing the unprecedented degree of change currently occurring within the general pharmaceutical sector, the competitive landscape of the Veterinary Pharmaceutical Manufacturing industry has undergone significant change in the five years through 2015-16. Consolidation pressures continue to characterise the industry, and this has had implications for market share concentration trends. Following Pfizer's 2009 acquisition of Wyeth Corporation and its subsidiary Fort Dodge Animal Health, the industry underwent a significant shake up. Fort Dodge's assets were split in Australia between Pfizer and Virbac, both already major players. This resulted in increased industry concentration... purchase to read more


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What is the Veterinary Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures drugs, medicines, medicinal chemicals, vaccines, serums and other pharmaceutical products for veterinary use. These animal health products are targeted towards food-producing animals (cattle, pigs, poultry and sheep) and companion animals (dogs and cats).

Industry Products
ParasiticidesOther productsAntibiotics and related productsImmunotherapy products and vaccinesNutrition and metabolism productsDermatological preparationsMusculosketal system products
Industry Activities
ParasiticidesImmunotherapy product including vaccinesNutritional and metabolism productAntibioticsOther animal healthcare product

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