The Indian Pharma Industry under the Product Patent Regime
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Case Code : BSTR169
Case Length : 26 Pages
Period : 1990-2005
Organization : -
Pub Date : 2005
Teaching Note :Not Available
Countries : India
Industry : Pharmaceutical
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Major Pharma Players In India
The pharma industry in India was fragmented with top 300 companies accounting
for 85% of sales in value in 2003. The industry has witnessed increased
concentration and leading pharma companies operating in India have witnessed
high growth in sales over the years (Refer Exhibit XIII for data on sales, and
Exhibit XIV for ROCE and ROE for pharma companies operating
Ranbaxy, the leading pharma company in India, featured among the top 10 generic
companies in the world in 2004. The portfolio of the company included 28 global
brands, which were made available in over 70 countries...
With a number of drugs going off-patent in Europe and US
between 2005 and 2009, Indian pharma companies have plentiful opportunities to
tap these markets. Moreover, the increased share of generics in the US
prescription market (Refer Exhibit XXV (a) XXV (b) and XXV (c)) has opened up
immense opportunities for Indian generic firms...
Exhibit I: Key Statistics Related to the Pharma
Industry in India (Rs Million)
Exhibit II: Investment Statistics on R&D Projects in the Pharma Industry
Exhibit III: Market Growth Rates of Pharma Segments in 2002-03 and
Exhibit IV: Share of Selected Therapeutic Segments in the Indian Pharma
Market in 2003
Exhibit V: Top Ten Pharma Brands in India Based on Retail Sales in 2003
Exhibit VI: Health Infrastructure in India In 2003
Exhibit VII: Trends in Market Shares (%) for Pharma Companies: 1998-99
Exhibit VIII: Pharma Exports and Variance for 2003 and 2004 (April -
Exhibit IX: List of Machinery whose Duties was Reduced as Part Of Budget
Exhibit X: Duty Structure For Pharma Industry In 2005-06
Exhibit XI: R&D Expenditure Of The Top 10 Indian Pharma Companies As Per Sales
Exhibit XII: Health Expenditures Of Select Countries In 2003
Exhibit XIII: Company-Wise Trends In Sales (Rs Million): 1998-99 To 2003-04
Exhibit XIV: Return On Equity (Roe) And Return On Capital Employed (Roce) For
Pharma Companies Operating In India
Exhibit XV: Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd
Exhibit XVI: Dr. Reddy's laboratories ltd
Exhibit XVII: Cipla Ltd.
Exhibit XVIII: Wockhardt Ltd.
Exhibit XIX: Matrix Laboratories Ltd.
Exhibit XX: Glaxosmithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Exhibit XXI: Wyeth Limited
Exhibit XXII: Cadila Healthcare Ltd.
Exhibit XXIII: Biocon Ltd.
Exhibit XXIV: Nicholas Piramal India Ltd.
Exhibit XXV (a): Share Of Generics In The Us Prescription Market In 1984 And
Exhibit XXV (b): Share Of Regions In The Global Generics Market In 2003
Exhibit XXV (c): Share Of Regions In The Global Generics Market In 2004