Pharmacy chains activity analysis

Pharmacy chains activity analysis

Russian pharmaceuticals retail chain segment evaluation, both on the level of the state and in particular regions. Pharmacy chains development forecast


Product sales and separate market development forecast, based on unique mathematical models

Business and marketing plan development

Development of detailed business-plans, required to evaluate the reasonability of project start

Search of partners for contract production in Russia

Potential partners search and evaluation, based on their technical opportunities, appropriate experience, and reputation

Monitoring of import substitution

assessment of the main trends of import substitution policies and localization processes in the pharmaceutical market in Russia, the key beneficiaries and companies at risk

RNC Pharma Updates Info on Russian Import of Pharmaceutical Drugs (March 2015)

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

In March 2015, the volume of the Russian import of ready-made pharmaceutical drugs remained almost the same and amounted to 35.4 bln RUR. Over the year, the import expenditures has risen by 12%. However, the actual volume of import is decreasing, compared to March 2014, as it has fallen by 1.1% over the year.

Meanwhile, the import of packaged products continues to rise fast. In March, the import expenditures amounted to 7.7 bln RUR, which is 56% higher than those of the previous year. The actual amount of import in March amounted to 351.5 mln of single-doses, with the annual dynamics of more than 15%.

Overall, the quarterly dynamics corresponds to that of March. Since the beginning of the year, the import expenditures for ready-made drugs has risen by 11.8%, with the dynamics of the import of packaged drugs of around 30%.

As of Q1 2015, the ruble remains the preferred currency. 91.9% of all contracts for the import of ready-made pharmaceutical drugs are concluded in rubles. Over the year, those contracts has even risen in number (+0,9%), with the number of contracts concluded in euros decreasing.

Dynamics of Russian import of pharmaceutical drugs (including homeopathy), CIP prices, RUR (January 2014 – March 2015)