In 2016, revenue for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing industry is expected to total $114.8 billion, up 2.8% from 2015. This represents annualized growth of 9.3% since 2011. The industry's profitability has also been increasing – from 10.3% of industry revenue in 2008 to 12.0% in 2016. There are about 1,513 industry enterprises in 2016, employing about 668,532 people with a payroll of about $9.7 billion.Hospitals are currently the main distribution channel for medicines produced by this industry. However, upcoming healthcare reforms will enable drugstores to become the major distribution channel in the near future. In the past, many consumers could not afford to purchase medicine or see a doctor...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

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Industry concentration measures the extent to which a small number of companies dominate an industry. In recent years, concentration levels in the global pharmaceutical industry have increased as major players merged to minimize rising R&D costs, reduce development times and increase global marketing power. The lure of lower costs and a large domestic market in China has attracted many global firms to enter the Chinese market.Within the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing industry in China, concentration is low, with the top four players – Jiangsu Yangtze River Pharmaceutical Group, Harbin Pharmaceutical Group, Xian-Janssen Pharmaceutical Ltd, Bayer Healthcare – accounting for 11.1% of total industry revenue in 2016. The...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry are

  • Economies of scale
  • Undertaking technical research and development
  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favor of market conditions
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Demand - General Medical & Surgical Hospitals and Household Disposable Income in the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry?

    The Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry in China is primarily engaged in the manufacture of chemical medicinal and pharmaceutical products in various formats, including ampoules, tablets, capsules, vials, ointments, powders, solutions, suspensions and radioactive medicine. These products are then sold via pharmacies or distributed via hospitals. Biological and veterinary medicine products are not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Over-the-counter pharmaceuticals
  • Patented prescription medicines
  • Anti-infective medicines
  • Antitumor medicines
  • Nervous system medicines
  • Cardiovascular system medicines
  • Digestive system medicines
  • Other prescription and generic medicines
  • Industry Activities
  • Anti-infective drug
  • Antitumor drug
  • drugs acting on the nervous system
  • Antipyretic and analgesic
  • Cardiovascular system drug
  • Digestive system drug
  • Respiratory system drug
  • Hypoglycemic drug
  • Drugs for family planning
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream Demand - General Medical & Surgical Hospitals
  • Household Disposable Income
  • Key Attitudinal Changes - Health Consciousness
  • Legislative Compliance Requirements - Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product mfg
  • Age Distribution of Population
  • Upstream Supplying Industries

  • Current Performance
    Domestic demandForeign marketsMarket supply
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Domestic demandIndustry exportsIndustry imports
  • Table: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Pharmacies & Drugstores
  • General Hospitals
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospitals
  • Health Clinics
  • Plastic Surgery Hospitals

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Medical Supplies Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical Raw Material Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Patented prescription medicines
  • Anti-infective medicines
  • Over-the-counter pharmaceuticals
  • Cardiovascular system medicines
  • Antitumor medicines
  • Digestive system medicines
  • Other prescription and generic medicines
  • Nervous system medicines
  • Chart: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Government policies
  • Aging population
  • Healthcare insurance coverage rates
  • Medical technology advancements
  • Economic conditions
  • Demand from professional health practitioners

  • Major Markets
  • Urban hospitals (via wholesalers)
  • Drugstores (via wholesalers)
  • Rural hospitals (via wholesalers)
  • Online sales
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Advertising
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Jiangsu Yangtze River Pharmaceutical Group, Harbin Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd, Xian-Janssen Pharmaceutical Ltd, Bayer Healthcare Co., Ltd., Shanghai Roche Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd,
  • Table: Jiangsu Yangtze River Pharmaceutical Group - financial performance
  • Table: Harbin Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Xian-Janssen Pharmaceutical Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Bayer Healthcare Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Shanghai Roche Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
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  • Good Manufacturing Practice (Gmp)
  • Compulsory certification for the control and management of manufacturing and quality control testing of foods, pharmaceutical products and medical devices.
  • Over The Counter (Otc)
  • General medicine that can be consumed without a doctor's prescription.
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