The Growth of the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

The Growth of the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry
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The Growth of the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

The Indian Pharmaceutical Industry is the world’s third-largest industry. There are nearly 20,000 firms.

Pharmaceutical companies deliver professional and state-of-the-art personnel. These characteristics help expand their market and business overseas.

The latest trend in the pharmaceutical industry is associated with Indian Pharmaceutical firms. In terms of cost-effectiveness in R & D, these MNCs switch to their Indian counterparts.

However, the addition to the knowledge and technology, the research and development facilities are affordable.

In the case of research on third world diseases like cancer, AIDS, etc., acquisitions/ mergers between MNCs and Indian Pharmaceutical Companies are common.

As per the report from 1MG, there are 8000+ pharmaceuticals companies present in the country as of now.

Market size

market size

Besides, India slowly transitions from a service provider to an income revenue generator. Here, MNCs purchase / license or share Intellectual Property with new products.

India’s pharmaceutical companies are gradually becoming a popular research and development destination.

It is introduced to the successful exporting goods of high-quality generic drugs in the Indian pharmaceutical industry.

This success is owed by companies to the system of product patents introduced on 1 January 2005.

In the Indian pharmaceutical industry, drugs are now exported to about 65 countries worldwide, with America as its biggest market.

As per the report from the Indian Brand Equity Foundation, it is expected that India’s pharmaceutical industry will grow to 100 billion US dollars and that its medical device market might grow to 25 billion US dollars by 2025.

The pharmaceutical exports from India amounted to 19.14 billion US dollars in the -year 2019. Pharmaceutical exports include pharmaceutical drugs, medical devices, nutritional products, biological, Ayush, and herbal products.

However, the pharmaceutical companies could hope to do more, both in India and overseas, by discovering untapped markets.

The Research and Development department is another area that needs attention. As innovative drugs is highly require, the Government needs to invest more in research and development.

The Growth in Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets

Emerging markets are very promising and provide pharmaceutical companies with plenty of opportunities.

The number of life-science companies turning to emerge markets like Brazil, India, and China to establish their companies has thus been rising without precedent.

As a result of some of these envied markets, the leading pharmaceutical companies that are creative and advance in production, logistics,

and distribution and are more likely to gain an advantage over other requirements.

Some large pharmaceutical companies often do not gain a strong reputation in these regions, despite several efforts. The dilemma emerges for a variety of reasons.

Newmarket entrants in the major pharmaceuticals often find that operating and selling in emerging markets can be difficult, as a result, the criteria for market access, including manufacturing, logistics, and the supply chain.

In addition to the unfavorable regulatory condition, competitive pricing, and refund policies and skill management challenges, major pharmaceutical companies in emerging markets also face serious barriers.

The epidemic of COVID-19 has posed a big threat to the global pharmaceutical industry.

Some key strategies for major pharmaceutical companies to prosper in the new and emerging markets

Indian Pharmaceutical Industry

Clump customers into groups

In the emerging markets, the study and the classification of customers with specific health needs will define customer submarkets in the national and regional markets.

Similarly, the development of customer groups in emerging markets would help major pharmaceutical companies recognize specific customer problems on the market and create tailor-made solutions to meet these groups’ requirements.

Identify commonalities across borders:

Limiting the entrance to the national boundaries of the developing market is a common mistake by major drug firms.

A too national and regional approach could mean that customer resemblances across markets is not adequately utilizing to build cross-border solutions.

Cross-border insights will allow large pharmaceutical companies to more effectively and efficiently serve customer groups or clumps.

Cost-Effective and timely execution:

Because most biotechnology companies work in functional silos,

it could be difficult to introduce solutions across markets in a timely and cost-effective way.

Major pharmaceuticals must, therefore, focus instead of trying to organize different strategies on developing a cohesive, coherent strategy.

The ability to understand and approach customers and improve risk management capabilities are two key capabilities to plan a quick implementation of an emerging market strategy.


Finally, the pharmaceutical-biotechnology relationship in India needs to be strengthened.

The growth of vaccines and organic services makes biotechnology a great deal of potential for expansion.

Lack of funding and qualified workers in Indian pharmaceutical companies become obstacles to the growth of biotechnology.

However, a stream of transition projects as drugs are patent to enhance the growth opportunities of Indian pharmaceutical companies.

It depends on how well it commercializes its products to many markets and allocates challenges, forward as well as reverse integration capabilities,

Because of its Research & development, its consolidator by m&a transactions, co-marketing, and patent deals are deciding the future of the Indian pharmaceutical industry.

We can now assure that the Indian pharmaceutical industry is well-position to conquer the international market with its rich scientific talent and research potential support by the IPP regime.

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