Pakistan Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report Q4 2014

Oct 3, 2014 - Business Monitor International - 112 pages - USD $1,295
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Pakistan remains one of the least attractive markets in the Asia Pacific region to pharmaceutical and healthcare investment. We project that a lack of government support for pharmaceutical research and development, and an ineffective regulatory regime, will continue to deter multination al firms over the long term. We note that, with the non-communicable disease burden - particularly that of diabetes - set to rise, considerable investment in healthcare will be required to bring standards in line with the rest of the region.

Headline Expenditure Projections
  • Pharmaceuticals: PKR209.43bn (USD2.06bn) in 2013 to PRK231.22bn (USD2.29bn) in 2014; +10.4% in local currency terms and +11.0% in US dollar terms. Forecast upwardly revised in US dollar terms.
  • Healthcare: PKR581.62bn (USD5.73bn) in 2013 to PKR657.74bn (USD6.51bn) in 2013; +13.1% in local currency terms and +13.7% in US dollar terms. Forecast in US dollar terms upwardly revised from previous quarter.
Risk/Reward Ratings: We have revised Pakistan's Pharmaceutical Risk/Reward Rating (RRR) score for Q314 slightly downwards to 39.3 out of 100. As a result its place in our rankings has fallen to 16 th, from 15 th previously, out of the 19 markets in the Asia Pacific region.

Key Trends & Developments


Mian Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman, the finance minister of Punjab, Pakistan, announced that the government plans to spend PKR102bn (USD958.8mn) on primary and protective healthcare in the province in 2014. The protective healthcare programmes will save children from epidemic, communicable and non-communicable diseases, according to Shuja-ur-Rehman. The government will launch a comprehensive mother and child healthcare programme worth PKR2bn (USD18.8mn) focussing on the health of infants and mothers. The government is also appointing gynaecologists at public sector hospitals in the province, Shuja-ur-Rehman added. It will also issue health cards worth PKR4bn (USD37.6mn) to individuals on low...

The Pakistan Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report features Business Monitor International (BMI)'s forecasts for drugs and healthcare expenditure and imports and exports, focusing on the growth outlook for the prescription, OTC, patented drugs and generics market segments.

BMI's Pakistan Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report provides industry professionals, strategists, company executives, investors, analysts and sales/marketing heads with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Pakistani pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.

Key Benefits
  • Benchmark BMI's independent pharmaceutical and healthcare industry forecasts for Pakistan to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in the Pakistani pharmaceutical and healthcare market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in the Pakistani pharmaceutical and healthcare sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in Pakistan.
  • Assess the activities, strategy and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. SWOTs, KPIs and latest activity) and Competitive Landscape Tables.

BMI Industry View & Industry SWOT

An at-a-glance perspective on latest regulatory developments, key forecast indicators and major corporate developments, covering the prescription, OTC and generics markets. The SWOT outlines strategic factors which affect BMI's forecast analysis, and taken together with BMI's political, economic and business environment SWOTS, it gives a complete overview of market climate.

Market Summary

Snapshot of key market characteristics, including total size of pharmaceuticals and healthcare segments, growth drivers, leading therapeutic areas and the competitive landscape.

Regulatory Regime

Details of the industry regulatory framework and key legislation covering the licensing of new products/services, pricing and reimbursements, intellectual property, taxation and advertising, as well as an analysis of the overall regulatory burden.

Industry Developments

Focus on government healthcare reforms, epidemiological trends, company M&As, product launches, market entries, FDI activity, R&D, biotechnology, clinical trials and supply chain issues.

BMI Industry Forecasts

Forecasts to end-2018 for all key industry indicators (see list below) supported by explicit assumptions, plus analysis of key downside risks to the main forecast, including:

Healthcare: Total healthcare expenditure (US$bn), healthcare expenditure (% of GDP), healthcare expenditure per capita (US$), hospital beds (per `000 population), doctors (per `000 population), birth and mortality rate (per `000 population)

Pharmaceutical market: Drug expenditure (US$bn), drug expenditure (% of GDP), drug expenditure per capita (US$)

Patented drug market: Prescription drug sales (US$bn), prescription sales (% of total sales), sales broken down by 14 therapeutic areas (cardiovascular, anti-infectives etc.)

Generic drug market: Generic product sales (US$bn), generic sales (% of total sales)

OTC drug market: OTC sales (US$bn), OTC sales (% of total sales), sales broken down by product types (analgesics, skin treatments, vitamins and minerals etc.)

Medical Devices: Medical device sales (US$bn), medical device sales (% of total healthcare market)

Macroeconomic Forecasts: Nominal and real GDP, % real GDP growth, % private consumption growth, % industrial output growth, % consumer price index, % GDP price deflator, exports, imports, trade balance, current account balance, foreign direct investment, exchange rate against US$, government expenditure, external debt.

Competitive Landscape

The competitive landscape section provides comparative company analyses and rankings by US$ sales and % share of total sales - for the total pharmaceutical sector, as well as the OTC, generics, and distribution sub-sectors.

Company Profiles

Examines the competitive positioning and short- to medium-term business strategies of key industry players. Strategy is examined within the context of BMI's industry forecasts, our macroeconomic views and our understanding of the wider competitive landscape to generate Company SWOT analyses. The latest financial and operating statistics and key company developments are also incorporated within the company profiles, enabling a full evaluation of recent company performance and future growth prospects.

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