Free Trade Agreement with Developed Regions to Expand Latin America Pharmaceutical Products and CMO Market

The presence of multiple players has fragmented the Latin America pharmaceutical products and CMO market. In 2015, top five companies collectively held 23% share in the overall market. These companies were Bayer AG, BASF SE, Pfizer, Inc., Merck & Co., Inc., and Novartis AG. Tope leading companies are involved in   research and development activities and aim to produce innovative products. By producing advanced products will help in meeting changing customer needs. These companies are investing in mergers and acquisitions to expand their geographical reach. For example, Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH has expand their business in China in the past three years. The company invested EUR 22 mn in the construction of new clinical research center.

Transparency Market Research provides complete insight in its recent report on the Latin America pharmaceutical products and CMO market. According to the report, the market is projected to rise at healthy growth rate of 9.3% from 2016 to 2024. Growing at this rate might help the market to attain a valuation of US$286.2 bn by the end of 2024 progressing from US127.9 bn earned in 2015. 

On the basis of product type, the finished dosage form segment 86% share in 2015. Over the forecast period, this segment is likely the market and may reach US$ 244.4 bn by the end of 2024. However, the API and ingredients segment is also expected to rise significantly in the coming years. On regional front, Brazil held significant share in the LATAM pharmaceutical products and CMO market in 2015. Its growth is attributed to the development of innovative products, excellent geographical location, and better regulatory scenario.  


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Improved Regulatory Frameworks to Impel Market Performance

Changed in the regulatory frameworks that are in favor of pharmaceuticals products and CMO in several LATAM countries including Peru, Mexico, Brazil, and Colombia has benefited the market growth. Traditional inclination towards free trade and fast drug approvals has benefited the pharmaceutical products and CMO market in LATAM. Moreover, convenient scope for investment has attracted various international pharmaceutical companies to invest in this region. Open business environment has further pushed drug makers to invest in the Latin America pharmaceuticals products and CMO market. In addition, rising free trade agreement with developed countries in North America and Europe are also expected to provide lucrative growth opportunities in this market. 

Multiple Blockbuster Drugs Undergoing Patent Expiration to Deter Market Growth

The Latin America pharmaceutical products and CMO market is experiencing high growth due to innovation taking place in the pharmaceutical industry. This happened due to the rapid cut in research and development by federal banks. Another reason is decline in the productive outcomes of research and development carried in the pharmaceuticals products and CMO market.  Adding further, rising number of blockbuster drugs undergoing patent expiration has attracted large number of companies to seek synergies with CMOs. Thus, various companies are investing in mergers and acquisitions that will further expand the market potential.

The information presented in this review is based on a TMR report, titled “Pharmaceutical Products and CMO Market (Product Type – Finished Dosage Form (FDF), API and Ingredients, and Pharmaceuticals Packaging) - LATAM Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2016 - 2024.”

The LATAM Pharmaceutical Products and CMO Market has been segmented as presented below:

LATAM Pharmaceutical Products and CMO Market, by Product Type

  • API and Ingredients
  • Finished Dosage Form (FDF)
  • Pharmaceutical Packaging

LATAM Pharmaceutical Products and CMO Market, by Country

  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Venezuela
  • Argentina
  • Rest of Latin America

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