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Pharmaceutical Chemicals to Gain Prominence in Research and Analytical Chemistry Sector

The healthcare business is booming with the rising disposable income of urban population and the number of geriatrics in the world's population. As a result, the demand for medicines is increasing, giving the global pharmaceutical chemicals market a boost. Increasing government investment on healthcare, life expectancy, increased prevalence of in non-communicable illnesses, stronger economic condition of the people in BRICS nations are likely to add to the growth of the market. In addition, continuous research and development activities are also likely to boost the global pharmaceutical chemicals market in the years to come.

Chemical medicines refer to substances or materials utilized in the manufacture of pharmaceutical ingredients. Many pharmaceutical active ingredients (APIs), chemical medicines, and hormone APIs are available in the pharmaceutical chemicals market. Raw ingredients for syrups, ointments, capsules, tablets, and other medicinal items are included. In the realm of research and analytical chemistry, the pharmaceutical chemicals market has a significant position. The pharmaceutical chemicals industry's most important end users are pharmaceutical companies and research institutions.

Vertellus Holdings LLC, Porton Fine Chemicals, Dishman Group, Johnson Matthey, and Lonza Group are some of the companies in the global pharmaceutical chemicals market.

The global pharmaceutical chemicals market is expected to develop at a 6.1% CAGR during the forecast period, from 2018 to 2026. During the projection period, from 2018 to 2026, it is expected to grow to US$ 268,833.5 Mn.

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North America and Europe to Emerge as Prominent Regions in the Market

In terms of region, the global Pharmaceutical Chemicals market is classified into the principal regions of Latin America, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. Regional classifications are expected to give a better understanding of the market forces at play at the regional scale.

North America is likely to account for a substantial portion of the global pharmaceutical chemicals market's overall demand. The growth in demand from the region's consumer base, notably from the industrialized countries of Canada and the US, explains the robustness of demand from North America. The headquarters and major owners of some of the largest businesses operating in this industry are based in the US, which is likely to benefit the North America pharmaceutical chemicals market over the forecast period, from 2018 to 2026. Europe is also expected to hold a significant proportion of the global pharmaceutical chemicals market, and it is anticipated to grow even more throughout the forecast period. As a result, the report's experts have singled out Asia Pacific as a market with enormous potential, predicting that demand from the region would grow at a rapid growth rate over the forecast period. The market in Latin America and the Middle East and Africa is anticipated to grow at a moderate pace in the near future.

Increasing Disposable Income and Rise in Geriatric Population to Widen Scope of the Market

The medical sector has been flourishing in the recent years, owing to increased disposable income of the urban population and a rise in the number of geriatrics populace globally. As a consequence, the demand for pharmaceutical is increasing, and this aspect is expected to play a significant role in the growth of the global pharmaceutical chemicals market in the near future. Pharmaceutical chemicals are subject to stringent safety regulations, and demand for them is anticipated to expand at a rapid pace.

These businesses are always on the lookout for new ideas and technologies. Many of these firms are trying to expand into the regional markets in order to enhance their standing in the global pharmaceutical chemicals market. In addition to that, greater manufacture of new medications is anticipated to stimulate demand for pharmaceutical chemicals. To put it another way, the industry is expected to be pushed by the discovery of novel medicines to treat neurological disorders, such as glutamate modulators. The global pharmaceutical chemicals market is expected to grow in the future years as demand for medications to treat non-communicable illnesses rises. 

Furthermore, growing desire for greater purchasing power in healthcare facilities is expected to boost the market. The requirement for enhanced healthcare infrastructure is likely to raise demand for pharmaceutical chemicals throughout the forecast timeframe, owing to a rise in surgical cases. Building blocks for pharmaceutical sector are projected to grow in popularity in the years to come.

The information shared in this review is based on a TMR report, bearing the title, “Pharmaceutical Chemicals Market (Type - Solvents, Reagents/Catalysts, KSMs/intermediates, and Building blocks for APIs/Advanced Intermediates; Drug Type - OTC, Generic, Super Generic, and Proprietary) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 – 2025”

The global pharmaceutical chemicals market is segmented based on:


  • Solvents
  • Reagents/Catalysts
  • KSMs/intermediates
  • Building blocks for APIs/Advanced Intermediates

Drug Type

  • OTC
  • Generic
  • Super Generic
  • Proprietary


  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • U.K.
    • Rest of Europe
  • Middle East and Africa
    • GCC Countries
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia & New Zealand
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America

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