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

Forecasting

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

News

3/24/2023 Top 20 Online Pharmaceutical Retailers in Russia in 2022

In 2022, the online sales or reservations of pharmaceutical products (pharmaceutical drugs and parapharmaceuticals) in Russia were 294.6 billion rubles (end-user prices, VAT included), 40.3% up from 2021, when the growth rate was 53%.

3/1/2023 RNC Pharma: Large Russian Pharmaceutical Distributors to Start Investing in Production

2022 Ranking of Russian Pharmaceutical Distributors.

2/27/2023 Study by RNC Pharma and Medvestnik: More Than 55% of Russian Physicians Are Not Sure How New Compensations Work

In early February, branches of the Social Fund of the Russian Federation began distributing special payments to doctors as part of a government program to support healthcare workers.

2/8/2023 Veterinary Vaccine Import to Russia in 2022

In 2022, Russia imported 15.9 billion rubles’ worth of veterinary vaccines (EEU imports excluded; customs clearance and VAT included), up 3.4% from 2021)—practically the same as in the past three years. In physical terms, 7 million packages were imported, up 14.9% from 2021. If calculated in doses, the import was 21.7 billion, up 19.8% from 2021.

2/6/2023 Import of Veterinary Drugs and Feed Supplements to Russia (December 2022)

In 2022, Russia imported 38.2 billion rubles’ worth of veterinary drugs (customs clearance and VAT included; imports from EEU countries excluded), up only 2.8% from 2021, although the import volume was record-worthy. In physical terms, Russia imported around 34.1 million packages, up 7.1% from 2021. As for feed supplements, imports went down 5.2%, with 41 billion rubles’ worth of products. In physical terms, Russia imported 149,700 tons, down 7.7% from 2021.

2/4/2023 Pharmaceutical Drug Import to Russia (December 2022)

In 2022, Russia imported 838.9 billion rubles’ worth of ready-made pharmaceutical drugs (customs clearance and VAT included), up 6.2% from 2021. In physical terms, imports went down 8.7%, which is not that bad, considering all the sanctions, sharp demand fluctuations, and a very high base in 2021. As for bulk drugs, the import volume was 184 billion rubles, up 9.2% from 2021. In physical terms, however, imports decreased 34.3% in minimum dosage units (MDU), with 1.49 billion MDUs imported.

2/3/2023 Pharmaceutical Drug Production in Russia (December 2022)

In 2022, Russian manufacturers produced 668.8 billion rubles’ worth of ready-made pharmaceutical drugs (manufacturer’s prices, VAT included), up 7.1% from 2021. In physical terms, the manufacture went up only 1%, with around 4.17 billion packages produced. The average package remained more or less the same, which is why the growth rate in minimum dosage units (MDU) was 1.7%, with 79.6 billion MDUs manufactured.

2/2/2023 API Import to Russia in 2022

In 2022, Russia imported 191.6 billion rubles’ worth of APIs (customs clearance and VAT included), down 4.2% from 2021 for the first time in 12 years. This is the result of a significant reduction in prices for raw materials with the ruble strengthening, rather than the import falling in physical terms. On the contrary, the import grew by as much as 18.8% in physical terms, with 20,800 tons of pharmacopoeial and commercial APIs imported.

1/13/2023 Import of Veterinary Drug and Feed Supplements to Russia (November 2022)

From January to November 2022, Russia imported 34 billion rubles’ worth of veterinary drugs (customs clearance and VAT included; import from EEU countries excluded), up 2% from the same period in 2021. In physical terms, the import grew 5.1%, with 30.6 million packages. As for feed supplements, the import fell 6.5%, with 37 billion rubles. In physical terms, the import, 133,900 tons, went down 11.3% from January–November 2021.