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Hong Kong Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report Q1 2008

  • Published: February 2008
  • Region: Hong Kong
  • 62 Pages
  • Business Monitor International

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • CK Life Sciences
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Merck & Co
  • Novartis
  • Pfizer
  • Sanofi-Aventis
  • MORE

The Hong Kong Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report provides independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Hong Kongs pharmaceuticals and healthcare industry.

Hong Kong’s pharmaceutical market should be seen as moderate opportunity for drug-makers, primarily because of its small size. Positives include free pricing for the private sector, an ageing population, preference for branded medicines and an urban demographic profile. Meanwhile, a sizeable counterfeit industry and erosion of potential market share to traditional Chinese medicines will deter investment and product launches. Sales of prescription drugs and over-the-counter (OTC) preparations in Hong Kong reached US$807mn and we expect this figure to exceed US$1bn by 2012.

During Q407, the author upwardly revised its forecast for healthcare spending in Hong Kong after far-reaching reforms were announced that will require extra expenditure. The government revealed that the budgeted outlay on recurrent medical and health services will rise from 15% to 17% in 2011-2012. We now expect spending to reach US$18.28bn in 2012, up 1.9% on our previous figure of US$17.92bn. Using population projections provided READ MORE >

Executive Summary
Hong Kong Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Industry SW
Hong-Kong Political SWOT
Hong Kong Economic SWOT
Hong-Kong Business Environment SWOT
Pharmaceutical Business Environment Ratings
Pharmaceutical Ratings - Revised Methodology

Ratings Overview
Table: Pharmaceutical Business Environment Indicators
Weighting
Table: Weighting of Components
Hong Kong - Pharmaceutical Business Environment Rating
Table: Asia Pacific Pharmaceutical Business Environment Rankings
Limits of Potential Returns
Risks to Realisation Of Returns

Hong Kong - Market Summary
Regulatory Regime
Medical Device Regulations
Other Regulatory Developments
Intellectual Property Issues
Pricing and Reimbursement Developments

Industry Trends and Developments
Epidemiology
Healthcare Sector
Table: Secondary/Tertiary Public Sector Health Services In Hong Kong
Healthcare Financing
Counterfeits
Hospital Pharmacy Sector
Public Procurement of Medicines
Pharmaceutical Industry
Traditional Chinese Medicines
Foreign Industry Developments
Research And Development
Overall Market Forecast
Table: Hong Kong’s Drug Market Expenditure Forecast Indicators
Key Growth Factors - Industry
Table: Hong Kong’s Health Expenditure Forecast Indicator
Key Growth Factors - Macroeconomic
Table: Hong Kong - Economic Activity
Prescription Market Forecast
Table: Hong Kong’s Prescription Drug Market Indicators (US$mn unless otherwise stated)
OTC Market Forecast
Table: Hong Kong’s OTC Market Forecast Indicators (US$mn unless otherwise stated)
Generic and Branded Market Forecasts
Hong Kong Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report Q1 2008
Table: Hong Kong’s Generics and Branded Market Forecast Indicators
Export/Import Forecasts
Table: Hong Kong Pharmaceuticals Export/Import Trends (US$mn)
Other Healthcare Data And Forecasts
Table: Hong Kong’s Hospital Data Forecasts
Key Risks To our Forecast Scenario
Competitive Landscape
Table: Hong Kong’s Leading Drugmakers and Products, Q406

Company Profiles

Leading Multinational Companies
GlaxoSmithKline
Pfizer
Merck & Co
Sanofi-Aventis
Novartis

Local Pharmaceutical Companies
CK Life Sciences
South Asia Pharmamedic Ltd
C&Y Pharmaceutical Investment Holding
Vida Laboratories

Our Forecast Modelling
How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
Pharmaceutical Industry
Sources

- GlaxoSmithKline
- Pfizer
- Merck & Co
- Sanofi-Aventis
- Novartis
- CK Life Sciences
- South Asia Pharmamedic Ltd
- C&Y Pharmaceutical Investment Holding
- Vida Laboratories

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