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Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients/API Market by Type, Manufacturer, Synthesis, Product Drug, Therapy - Global Forecast to 2021

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients/API Market: Global Forecast until 2021

  • January 2017
  • 315 pages
  • ID: 4612803
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In 2016, the innovative APIs segment is expected to account for the largest share of ~##.##% of the active pharmaceutical ingredients market in the U.K. This segment is projected to reach USD ##.## billion by 2021 from USD ##.## billion in 2016, at a CAGR of ##.##% during the forecast period.
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The active pharmaceutical ingredients market in terms of value importance is forecasted to reach ~$214.0B by 2021 from ~$157.9B in 2016, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.30 percent from 2016 to 2021. This sector is clasified on the basis of class, type of manufacturer, type of synthesis, type of drug, therapeutic application, and area.

Top factors providing to the increase of the active pharmaceutical ingredients market contain growing incidence of chronic diseases, growing prevalence of cancer, technological improvements in API manufacturing, increasing importance of generics, quickly rising geriatric population, rise in abbreviated new drug applications and growing uptake of biopharmaceuticals. Government initiatives to encourage adoption of generics also provide an impetus for the rise of this market. For example, in 2008, the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India, launched the Jan Aushadhi Scheme for providing quality medicines to the masses at affordable prices.

Under this initiative, the government set up Jan Aushadhi stores to offer generic drugs to patients. Equivalently, The European Union's decentralized procedure for drug approval is an effective system for cross-border collaboration on the authorization of medicines. This is being used as a model for a number of new overall initiatives in the harmonization of pharmaceutical regulatory standards. The implementation of such standards in turn is predicted to push the adoption of generic drugs.

Emerging biosimilars market, rising scope for HPAPIs, emerging industries and emerging technologies have opened an array of opportunities for the active pharmaceutical ingredients market. Nevertheless, Elements such as a stringent regulatory requirements and unfavorable drug price control policies across different countries may restrain the increase of this market.

Established on category, the sector is divided into innovative and generic APIs. On the basis of variety of manufacture, the APIs market is classified into two segments, captive manufacturer and merchant manufacturer. On the basis of category of synthesis, the APIs market is split into synthetic APIs and biotech APIs.

On the basis of class of drug, the APIs market is divided into prescription and over-the-counter APIs. On the basis of therapeutic application, the APIs market is further broken down into oncology, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, endocrinology, central nervous system and neurological diseases and other therapeutic applications.

Segment Research

Apart from the comprehensive geographical and product review and sizing of market, the study also offers a competitive analysis that includes the increase strategies approved by sector actors over the last three years. Additionally, the corporation reviews include basic views on key competitors in the active pharmaceutical ingredients market and their products review, advancements, and strategies. The above-mentioned segment research data, current market size, and forecast of the future trends will facilitate top players and new sector entrants to make the essential decisions regarding product offerings, spatial focus, changes in strategic way, R&D investments for modernizations in products and technologies, and levels of output in order to remain profitable.

Reasons to acquire the analysis:

The market research will increase both established firms as well as new entrants/smaller companies to measure the pulse of the sector, which in turn will facilitate organizations collect a larger market share. Companies obtaining the industry report can use any one or an aggregation of the below-mentioned five strategies (business entry, product improvement/innovative projects, industry development, industry diversification, and opposing assessment) for strengthening their market shares.

This study furnishes highlights on the following points:

• Market Uptake: Exhaustive data on the product portfolios of top actors in the active pharmaceutical ingredients market. The analysis examines the active pharmaceutical ingredients market by application, sales channel, and area

• Product Development/Innovative products: In-depth understanding on the next technologies, R&D activities, and recent product launches in the active pharmaceutical ingredients market

• opposing assessment: In-depth assessment of market strategies, geographical and industry segments, and product portfolios of leading actors in the active pharmaceutical ingredients market

• Market Development: Highlighted information about profitable emerging sectors. The market research examines the sector for different active pharmaceutical ingredients products across geographies 

• industry diversification: Complete information about recent products and services, untapped areas, recent evolutions, and market investments in the active pharmaceutical ingredients market

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