WHY YOU NEED TO DO BUSINESS IN VIETNAM
In 2015, according to Vietnam Industry Research and Consultant (VIRAC) estimation, Pharmaceutical industry value is expected to reach US$4.2bn. Although pharmaceutical spending per capita in 2015, according to VIRAC’s estimation, is US$38. The growth of the prescription drug market will exceed the growth rate of Over-the-counter (OTC) market.
The market value of patented drugs in Vietnam tends to increase gradually. Pharmaceutical imports in 2015 reached US$2.3bn, mainly from France (US$275m) and India US$267m).
With 178 drug manufacturers, Vietnam pharmaceutical products mostly focus on simple dosage forms and generic form with lower values and overlapping, and completely lack effective drugs with complicated preparation. On the other hand, there are a huge number of companies in generic drugs market, which is very small, then leading to decrease in profits. Vietnam Pharmaceutical industry uses about 60,000 tons of medicines, of which about 80-90% is imported. The ratio of research & development expense to revenue at domestic companies is just about 5%.
This is the reason why Vietnam is a huge potential business chances for worldwide manufacturers to put on step in 96 million young population market. This is here we are to help you to make such step easier and more efficient