Biopharmaceuticals Global Market to Grow by Robust 13.5% (2010-2020) to Reach $498 Billion by 2020

Monday 15 Jul 2013

Industry Experts, a multi industry focused market research firm, has unveiled the 2013 version of ’Biopharmaceuticals – A Global Market Overview’. As per the new report monoclonal antibodies (moAb) constitutes the largest product segment in the global biopharmaceuticals market accounting for an estimated share of 25.6% in 2013, equating to US$51.1 billion. In addition, monoclonal antibodies (moAb) are forecasted to record fastest growth in reaching US$138.8 billion by 2020 at a 2010-20 CAGR of 14.9%.

The pharmaceutical R&D pipeline and industry have been witnessing greater degree of dependence on biopharmaceuticals. Development of these products is being undertaken by a growing number of players in the pharmaceutical industry, which include the big pharma companies as also generic drug manufacturers, who are also engaged in developing biosimilars. In conjunction with the traditional small biopharmaceutical companies, the new bigger entrants have been focused on continually expanding the global biologics pipeline, implying that the number and proportion of new pharmaceuticals being commercialized would increasingly comprise biopharmaceuticals and not small molecule drugs. As the cost of developing biopharmaceuticals and bringing them to market is generally much higher, offering enhanced profit margins, it comes as no surprise that the global pharmaceutical industry would continue to rely on biopharmaceuticals for profits and innovation, in addition to its very survival.

Even though the worldwide economic recession has been slow in recovering, the global pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries have marched ahead, showing profitability and growth. According to estimates, more than 10k therapeutics are currently in the research and development stage, which include chemical substance pharmaceuticals or drugs and biotechnology-derived pharmaceuticals or biopharmaceuticals undergoing over 40k clinical trials. This translates into a significant increase from as little as half-a-decade back, indicating a conspicuous shift in the pharmaceutical industry from developing small molecule drugs to biopharmaceuticals for obtaining novel, ground-breaking and profitable solutions.

The report reviews, analyses and projects the biopharmaceuticals market (2010-2020) for global and the regional markets including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America and Rest of World. The regional markets further analyzed for 14 independent countries across North America – The United States, Canada and Mexico; Europe – Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain and Russia; Asia-Pacific – Japan, China and India; South America – Argentina and Brazil.

Biopharmaceuticals product segments analyzed in this study comprises Monoclonal Antibodies (moAb), Erythropoietin, Biotech Vaccines, Recombinant Human (RH) Insulin, Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor (G-CSF), Interferons, Human Growth Hormones (HGH) and others. Therapeutic areas analyzed include Neurology, Infectious Diseases, Diabetes, Oncology, Cardiovascular and others. Biopharmaceuticals market, estimated at US$199.7 billion globally in 2013, is further projected to reach US$497.9 billion by 2020, growing at 13.5% CAGR between 2010 and 2020. Among different product segments, monoclonal antibodies (moAb) constitutes the largest product segment in the global biopharmaceuticals market accounting for an estimated share of 25.6% in 2013, equating to US$51.1 billion. In terms of therapeutic area, neurology applications is the largest market for global biopharmaceuticals with an estimated 2013 share of 28.2% valued at US$56.3 billion, and further expected reach a projected US$144.5 billion by 2020.

The study includes 249 charts (includes a data table and graphical representation for each chart), supported with meaningful and easy to understand graphical presentation, of market numbers. The statistical tables represent the data for the global market by geographic region, product segment and therapeutic area. This study profiles 25 key global players and 70 major players across North America – 24; Europe – 17; Asia-Pacific – 27 and Rest of World – 2. The report also provides the listing of the companies engaged in research and development, manufacturing and supply of biopharmaceuticals. The global list of companies covers addresses, contact numbers and the website addresses of 492 companies.

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