Pharmaceuticals in Pakistan presently form a USD 3.2 billion industry, growing at a swift 15% annually. The sector has seen massive changes over the past decade, providing essential health care products to citizens and introducing them to revolutionary pharmaceutical preparations. Today, there are more than 700 pharmaceutical manufacturing units in Pakistan exporting products worth over $200 million to more than 60 countries.
In spite of its rapid growth and massive reach, the pharmaceutical industry faces various issues, most of all the continued regulation of the drugs market and lack of government support or dialogue with the industry.
Table of Contents
The Business Environment
Technology, Research and Development
Government and the Pharmaceutical Industry-A Brief Overview
International Experience of Regulating the Pharmaceutical Markets
Complementary and Alternative Medicines
Consumption of Drugs in Pakistan
Compare Analysis with Other Countries
Tables and Figures