Indian Pharmaceutical Sector - Shifting from a defensive to a growth sector
The Pharmaceutical sector in India is highly fragmented with more than 10,000 listed and unlisted companies. India is one of the fastest-growing pharmaceutical markets in the world, and its market size has nearly doubled since 2005. The total turnover of the Indian Pharma sector is estimated to be close to US$ 21 bn of which around US$ 9 bn comes from exports while the rest comes from domestic sales. US is the topmost destination for Indian Pharma exports followed by Russia, Germany and Austria.