Ethiopian Pharmaceutical Market, Forecast to 2020

This study offers an insight into the pharmaceutical industry of Ethiopia, where preference for generic, prescription drugs is growing. There is information on recent reforms introduced by the government (like tax benefits for in-country production, national strategy, and plan of action for pharmaceutical manufacturing development, growth and transformation plan, and so on), key participants in the market, population and disease statistics, and so on. The study also describes the opportunities and constraints in the market and revenue forecasts for the total market from 2011–2020. Primary research interviews with industry stakeholders and secondary research through in-house Frost & Sullivan database and news reports were undertaken.
Published: 29 Jan 2016

Ethiopian Pharmaceutical Market, Forecast to 2020

Preference for Generic Prescription Drugs to Create New Market Dynamics, Demand for Anti-Infectives Rises

This study offers an insight into the pharmaceutical industry of Ethiopia, where preference for generic, prescription drugs is growing. There is information on recent reforms introduced by the government (like tax benefits for in-country production, national strategy, and plan of action for pharmaceutical manufacturing development, growth and transformation plan, and so on), key participants in the market, population and disease statistics, and so on. The study also describes the opportunities and constraints in the market and revenue forecasts for the total market from 2011–2020. Primary research interviews with industry stakeholders and secondary research through in-house Frost & Sullivan database and news reports were undertaken.

Key Questions this Study will Answer

  • Is the pharmaceutical market in Ethiopia growing; how long will it continue to grow, and at what rate?
  • How is the government contributing towards the growth of the pharmaceutical industry in Ethiopia?
  • Growth of which segment (prescription drugs and non-prescription drugs) and which subsegment (generic drugs and branded drugs) is being favoured by the market?
  • What are the fastest growing product and therapeutic segments in the pharmaceutical industry of Ethiopia?
  • What are the key drivers and restraints affecting the growth of the pharmaceutical industry in Ethiopia? What are the key challenges that may be faced in the near future and the long term?
  • Are the pharmaceutical drugs offered today meeting the needs of patients in Ethiopia or is there a need for additional development?
  • How is the pharmaceutical market segmented in Ethiopia? Of the types of medicines and various therapeutic areas, which ones will grow in the near future and in the long term?

Features of this Research

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