Key Market Indicators
The country was number 4 in 2021, South Korea came ahead with $1,507,700,000. South Korea, Germany and Italy respectively came in numbers 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Sales of Italian antiinfective medicine is set to drop 1.4% annually on average and decline 9% since 2016. In 2021, Italy ranked fourth with sales of $3 billion. South Korea was the leading market, followed by Germany and Italy. Italian exports of antibiotics are expected to rise 1% annually on average and increase 2.6% since 1999. Switzerland topped the list in 2021 with exports of $1.01 billion. Switzerland, Italy and India ranked second, third and fourth, respectively. Italian imports of antibiotics are forecast to grow 0.1% annually on average and increase 0.1% since 1999. South Korea was the leader in 2021 with imports of $1.51 billion. South Korea, Germany and Italy were second, third and fourth, respectively.