Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Market Will Be Hit $260 Bn By 2026

According to Acumen Research, “The global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Market is projected to reach USD 260 billion by 2026, growing with a CAGR between 6.5% from 2020 to 2026”. The market report provides an analysis of the global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) Market for the period 2016-2026, wherein 2020 to 2026 is the forecast period and 2019 is considered as the base year.

Growing geriatric population across the globe is also likely to contribute to the market expansion. Estimates published by the WHO suggest that the worldwide base of populace pertaining to the age group of 65 years and above is likely to rise from 7% in 2000 to 16% in 2050. Latin America, in particular, is projected to witness fastest growth, in terms of geriatric population. Patent expiration of blockbuster drugs, growing outsourcing activities due to high manufacturing costs, and stringent regulations for API production are expected to intensify the market competition. As part of strategic geographic expansion, many companies are setting up manufacturing plants in the developing regions like Asia Pacific.

Increasing geriatric populace over the globe is additionally liable to add to the market extension. Evaluations distributed by the WHO recommend that the worldwide base of populace relating to the age gathering of 65 years or more is required to ascend from 7% in 2000 to 16% in 2050. Latin America, specifically, is anticipated to observe quickest development, regarding geriatric populace. Patent lapse of blockbuster drugs, developing redistributing exercises because of high assembling expenses, and stringent guidelines for API production are anticipated to heighten the market rivalry. As a major aspect of key geographic extension, numerous organizations are setting up manufacturing plants in the emerging areas like Asia Pacific.

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Cardiology is Likely to Clutch the Principal Market Share in the Application Category

The active pharmaceutical ingredients market, by application, is commanded by the cardiology fragment, because of the tremendous populace utilizing different CVD drugs. This portion is anticipated to observe a CAGR of around 6% amid the estimate time frame. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most widely recognized sort of cardiovascular infection, with a loss of life of more than 370,000 individuals, every year, in the United States alone. As indicated by the American Heart Association (AHA), cardiovascular infection represents 17.3 million passings for every year. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention expresses that around 610,000 individuals kick the bucket of heart illnesses in the United States each year, i.e., one in each four passings can be ascribed to cardiovascular diseases (CVDs).

Cholesterol reducers and circulatory strain lowering medications are the key medication classes under CVS. Cholesterol reducers, particularly Statins, are driving the CVS portion, and have risen as the most essential group of medications among the cholesterol and triglycerides reducers. Medicinal services expenditure for hypertension was USD 23 to 26 billion out of 2017, in the developed markets alone. Another USD 14 to 17 billion was spent in 2017 in the pharmerging markets. The high use on the cardiovascular class features the rising interest for APIs in the equivalent.

2018, North America Held the Most Absconding Piece of Pie

North America conquered the worldwide market and is anticipated to lose piece of the pie before the finish of 2026. The market in North America is principally determined by a fast increment in the occurrence of diabetes and cancer and an ascent in the geriatric populace in the U.S. In addition, an expansion in the demand for inventive medicine in the U.S. is anticipated to fuel the active pharmaceutical ingredients market in the nation amid the conjecture time frame. The market in Asia Pacific is anticipated to extend at a fast pace amid the conjecture time frame. In Asia Pacific, Japan commanded the active pharmaceutical ingredients, while the market in China is assessed to grow at an exponential CAGR amid the conjecture time frame.

Market Players

The Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) market is consolidated with large number of manufacturers. The company profiling of key players in the market includes major business strategies, company overview and revenues. The key players of the market are AbbVie Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.; Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd; Cipla, Inc.; Albemarle Corporation; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; Mylan N.V.; Aurobindo Pharma; and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.

Market Segmentation as below:

Industry, by Type of Synthesis

  • Biotech
    • Monoclonal antibodies
    • Recombinant proteins
    • Vaccines
  • Synthetic

Market, by Type of Manufacturer

  • Captive APIs
  • Merchant APIs

Market, by Type

  • Innovative APIs
  • Generic APIs

Market, by Application

  • Cardiology
    • Generic
    • Innovative
  • Orthopedic
    • Generic
    • Innovative
  • Oncology
    • Generic
    • Innovative
  • Endocrinology
    • Generic
    • Innovative
  • Pulmonology
    • Generic
    • Innovative
  • Gastroenterology
    • Generic
    • Innovative
  • CNS & Neurology
    • Generic
    • Innovative
  • Nephrology
    • Generic
    • Innovative
  • Ophthalmology
    • Generic
    • Innovative
  • Others

Market By Geography

(Regional Output, Demand & Forecast by Countries)

  • North America (USA and Canada)
  • Europe (UK, Germany, France, Spain and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil and Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, South Africa and Rest of MEA).

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