Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Companies in the Pharmaceutical Preparations Manufacturing industry manufacture various medicaments, vaccines, biotech pharmaceuticals and botanical products for pharmaceutical use. The United Kingdom is the eighth-largest pharmaceutical market in the world. As such, the industry commands important positions in the local economy (with the overall pharmaceutical sector being the third-largest contributor to UK economic growth) and the global pharmaceutical market. The industry is particularly important in terms of its research and development contribution and the development of new drugs.
Over the past five years, the Pharmaceutical Preparations Manufacturing industry has been subject to a number of conflicting forces... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
Industry concentration measures the extent to which a few players dominate an industry. Industry concentration has increased over the past five years as major players have merged, driven by the escalating costs of R&D, shorter exclusivity times and the need for global marketing power. Despite this, the industry has a low level of concentration with the top four players accounting for less than 20.0% of the market.
The industry is highly fragmented and characterised by global major players operate alongside small biotech players and small-scale manufacturers of botanical and homeopathic products. The degree of concentration is lowest in the generic and OTC segments, as there are a larger number of small players operating in these segments... purchase to read more