Global Markets for Contract Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Research and Packaging

Aug 2013| PHM043E| BCC Publishing

Report Highlights

The global market for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing, research and packaging was $219.9 billion in 2012. This market is estimated to reach $242.2 billion in 2013 and $374.8 billion by 2018, a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.1%.

Report Includes

  • An overview of the global market for contract pharmaceutical manufacturing, research, and packaging, with emphasis on the current and future outlook of the market and a comprehensive analysis of the overall pharmaceutical and biotechnology outsourcing industry.
  • Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2011 and 2012, estimates for 2013, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2018.
  • Examination of the effects on market growth of state-of-the-art packaging facilities as well as expensive research facilities and the capabilities of research organizations.
  • Coverage of the market's need for outsourcing, the regulatory environment, and technological issues, including the latest trends and developments.
  • Comprehensive company profiles of major players.


The scope of this study encompasses contract manufacturers, contract research and contract packaging in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets. BCC analyzes each market and its applications, regulatory environment, technology, market projections and market shares. Technological issues include the latest trends and developments. The emerging markets for contract manufacturing research and packaging include countries such as India, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Canada, Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

Analyst Credentials

Shalini Shahani Dewan focuses on pharmaceuticals and biotechnology and has been a BCC Research contributor since 2002 as both an analyst and project manager. She has explored a wide range of topics and companies, including working for Johnson & Johnson doing market surveillance. She has an undergraduate degree in pharmacy and master's degree in medicinal chemistry. She resides in the Bay Area.

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Title/Chapter Name Pages Price Member Price
Full Report: Global Markets for Contract Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Research and Packaging 224 $2,750 Free
Chapter- 1: INTRODUCTION3Free
Chapter- 2: SUMMARY3$250Free
Chapter- 3: OVERVIEW20$246Free
Chapter- 4: REGULATORY ASPECTS6$74Free
Chapter- 5: NEW DEVELOPMENTS8$98Free
Chapter- 10: PATENT ANALYSIS9$110Free
Chapter- 12: COMPANY PROFILES44$540Free
Chapter- 13: APPENDIX: ACRONYMS2$25Free
Published - Sep-2011| Analyst - Shalini Shahani Dewan| Code - PHM043D

Report Highlights

The global pharmaceutical contract manufacturing and contract research organizations revenue reached $196.5 billion in 2010, and it will further grow to $217.9 billion in 2011. The market is projected to reach $360.6 billion by 2016, increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.6%.

Published - Oct-2009| Analyst - Shalini Shahani Dewan| Code - PHM043C

Report Highlights

  • Overall sales in the pharmaceutical contract manufacturing and contract research market were worth nearly $143 billion in 2007, which increased to an estimated $177 billion in 2009. By 2014, sales are projected to increase to nearly $299 billion, for a 5-year CAGR of 11.1%.
  • The largest segment in the market, contract manufacture of OTC and nutraceuticals, was valued at $82 billion in 2007. This increased to an estimated $103 billion in 2009, and is projected to reach $177 billion in 2014, for a 5-year CAGR of 11.4%.
  • Sales in the contract manufacture of bulk- and dosage-form drugs segment were worth $36 billion in 2007, and were to increase to nearly $44 billion in 2009. By 2014, they are projected to increase to $73 billion, for a 5-year CAGR of 10.8%..
Published - Aug-2007| Analyst - Shalini Shahani Dewan| Code - PHM043B

Report Highlights

  • Worldwide revenue for contract manufacture of prescription drugs (dosage forms) for 2004 was $11.1 billion, which is projected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.4%, reaching $22.5 billion by the end of 2011.
  • Contract manufacture of over-the-counter and nutritional products worldwide is projected to reach $108.8 billion by 2011 increasing at a CAGR of 8.1%. Contract research revenues are projected to reach $24.3 billion by 2011, increasing from $17.3 billion in 2006 at a CAGR of 7.0%.
  • Contract manufacturing in the bulk drug market had worldwide revenue of about $13.5 billion in 2004.
Published - May-2005| Analyst - Shalini Shahani Dewan| Code - PHM043A

Report Highlights

  • Worldwide revenue for contract manufacturing and research for the pharmaceutical industry was estimated at $100 billion in 2004 and is expected to rise at an average annual growth rate (AAGR) of 10.8% to $168 billion in 2009.
  • Contract manufacturing of prescription drugs for 2004 was estimated at $26.2 billion, and is expected to rise to $43.9 billion by end of 2009.
  • Contract manufacturing of OTC and nutritional products is the largest and fastest growing segment, expected to rise at an AAGR of 11.3% to $102 billion by 2009.
  • The contract research market is expected to reach $21.9 billion by 2009, rising at an AAGR of 8.6% from $ 14.5 billion in 2004.

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