A Chronicle Pharmabiz Special
August 19, 2004
Banking on generic drugs
Currently valued at US$5.2 billion, the pharmaceutical industry in Brazil is considered the tenth largest market in the world
Carnival days ahead for Indian pharma cos in Brazil
Brazil, the land of carnivals, is the tenth largest pharmaceutical market in the world with a total market value of US$5.2 billion.
New Brazilian BE norms catch up with Indian exporters
Indian pharmaceutical exporters to Brazil are affected by unexpected changes in the county's bio-equivalence norms by regulator ANVISA
Biodiversity commonlink for Indo-MERCOSUR trade: FICCI
The commonality in disease patterns between India and MERCOSUR region provides an excellent opportunity for cooperation in the pharma sector, suggests a recent FICCI study
Brazilian Pharma Market: A veritable goldmine for generic players?
From being the 8th largest market in the world to facing a decline in its value for 4 consecutive years resulting in its ouster from the top ten world markets
Local agents make Brazil foray easy
There are nearly 50,000 retail outlets for medicines in Brazil, according to the Brazilian Association of Drugstores and Pharmacies
Claris: Focusing on critical care
The healthcare sector in Brazil is a mix of public and private services with around 7200 hospitals having around 5 lacs bed and 280 thousand doctors.
Patents regime:Still in nascent stage
Patent protection is a relatively new concept in Brazil, similar to most of Latin America's main markets
Cmed to control drug prices
The pricing system employed in Brazil is a mixture of government control and liberalization.