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Pharmaceutical Preparations Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Pharmaceutical Preparations Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C21.200 | Aug 2016

Bad medicine: Patent expirations and import competition are anticipated to limit growth

IBISWorld’s Pharmaceutical Preparations 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
AstraZeneca UK Ltd AstraZeneca UK Ltd market share
Glaxo Operations UK Ltd Glaxo Operations UK Ltd market share
Novartis UK Ltd Novartis UK Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£12bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-2.4%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
47,741
Businesses
326
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Companies in the industry make various medicines, vaccines, biotech pharmaceuticals and botanical products for pharmaceutical use. The United Kingdom is one of the largest pharmaceutical markets in the world, so the industry commands an important position in both the global pharmaceutical market and the UK economy. In fact, the pharmaceutical sector as a whole is the third-largest contributor to UK economic growth. The industry is particularly important in terms of its research and development contribution. The bulk of industry revenue is derived from export sales. However, imports satisfy the lion's share of domestic demand. Nevertheless, both imports and exports are highly inflated due to re-exports.

Over the past five years, the industry has weathered weak conditions... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Pharmaceutical Preparations Manufacturing industry has endured bleak conditions during the past five years. The industry had to face higher costs, regulatory scrutiny, price controls, safety concerns and high import penetration. Household spending pressures during the start of the period and pressure on health-care budgets added to industry participants' woes, although they were partly protected from these adverse variables by the essential nature of their products. In addition, the industry has been struggling as some of the most profitable drugs have started to lose their patent protection, which added to the problems engulfing the industry.

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What is the Pharmaceutical Preparations Manufacturing Industry?

This industry includes companies that manufacture medications, chemical contraceptive products, medical diagnostic preparations, radioactive in-vivo diagnostic substances and biotech pharmaceuticals. It also includes those that manufacture medical impregnated wadding, gauze, bandages and dressings, and that prepare botanical products for pharmaceutical use.

Industry Products
Adhesives and bandagesAntisera and other blood fractionsAnimal health productsVaccines and antibioticsBiotechnology drugsTherapeutic or prophylactic medicationOther medicamentsChemical contraceptive preparations
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing antisera and other blood fractions, vaccines and diverse medicationsManufacturing chemical contraceptive products for external use and hormonal contraceptive medicationManufacturing medical diagnostic preparations, including pregnancy testsManufacturing radioactive in-vivo diagnostic substancesBiotech pharmaceuticalManufacturing medical impregnated wadding, gauze, bandages and dressingsPreparing botanical products for pharmaceutical use


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