IHS Chemical Week

Markets :: Fine Chemicals/Biotech :: Pharmaceutical ingredients

U.S. Pharma Market to Shrink in 2009

4:37 AM MDT | April 23, 2009 | Alex Scott

The U.S. pharmaceuticals market in 2009 will shrink by between 1% and 2%-a historic low, says IMS Health (Plymouth Meeting, PA), a market research group, in a recent report. Although growth to the U.S. pharma market will return during parts of the next few years, the overall five-year CAGR will be essentially flat, IMS says.   As the cost of medication in the U.S. shifts increasingly to patients, consumers are being forced to make difficult decisions about starting or continuing treatment, IMS says. “Federal policies may bolster demand for medicines...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa