Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The UK pharmaceutical sector commands an important position in the UK economy, and Britain is one of the world's largest exporters of pharmaceuticals by value. One small, albeit important, component of the sector is the Basic Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing industry, which manufactures active substances used for their pharmacological properties to make medicines. The industry is an integral part of the pharmaceutical supply chain and the pharmaceutical sector's research and development (R&D) process.
Industry revenue has grown during the past five years, driven by strong export sales during the start of the period. Over the five years through 2015-16, industry revenue is estimated to expand at a compound annual rate of 1.9%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Industry establishments are well distributed across Britain. Proximity to downstream markets and the availability of skilled employees and research facilities are key factors influencing the location of industry establishments. In addition, historical factors and the availability of government grants also influence the distribution of industry establishments.
London and the South East
London and the South East have the highest concentration of industry establishments with approximately 21.7% and 16.2% of industry establishments located in these two regions. This is primarily due to a large number of pharmaceutical companies having their headquarters in London. Low.. purchase to read more