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

Database Update: API Import to Russia (May 2018)

Friday, July 27, 2018

Between January and May 2018, Russia imported 37.7 bln RUB worth of APIs (free circulation prices, VAT included), which is in monetary terms 34% higher than that of the same period of 2017. In physical terms, the dynamics are -3.3%, with the import amounting to 4,600 tons of APIs.

The dynamics of the import of technical APIs in monetary terms turned out to be twice as high as that of the import of pharmacopoeial APIs. In physical terms though, the dynamics of the import of technical APIs are -9.7%, which was determined by the dynamics of May 2018, with 1,140 tons of APIs and a 19% decrease.

The new importing countries are Norway, Brazil, and Malaysia, with a total import of 29 mln RUB and Norway being the leader. Russia imported only one product from Norway, which is deproteinized calves blood gemoderivat, imported by Takeda.

Among the 15 pharmacopoeial APIs with the best dynamics in monetary terms, acidum ursodeoxycholicum and perindoprilum have a 2.7 and 2 times increase, respectively. acidum ursodeoxycholicum was imported mostly by Prom.medik.rus and Obolenskoye, while perindoprilum was imported by Servier and KRKA Rus. Atazanavirum has the highest dynamics among the imported technical APIs, with a 72 times increase. It was mostly imported by Pharmasyntez for the production of Simanod.

Dynamics of pharmacopoeial and technical API import to Russia (2015 – 2017, January – May 2018), bln RUB