Globally many consider herbs and botanicals to be natural and therefore healthier and gentler than conventional drugs. Currently, 30% of prescription drugs are herbal and botanical drugs. Herbals and botanicals are used for the treatment and improvement of health and well-being. Many countries use herbal and botanical drugs traditionally for many years to generations. The […]

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After huge changes in the regulatory system, Japan has become the largest market for clinical trials in the Asia-Pacific region for both local and global studies and is now a country of choice in clinical development maps. Previously regulatory lag was a huge hurdle for global drug developers. One good example of such lags is […]

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Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) government is giving the highest priority to the healthcare sector, and this is creating a good opportunity for foreign country manufacturers like Indian and China to export low-cost high-quality generic drugs into Laos. Lao’s is a small country with a very small market for medical, health, and other pharmaceuticals. The […]

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There is a growing demand for generic drugs in Malaysia. The government is the largest pharmaceutical buyer in Malaysia and is responsible for more than half of the purchasing value. The Indian, Chinese, and other similar drug manufacturers have begun playing a dominant role in the Malaysian pharmaceutical market. In Malaysia, the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector […]

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Indonesia’s pharmaceutical market is the largest market in the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN). The current pharmaceutical market is worth IDR 84 trillion (USD 6 billion) and is expected to reach $10.11 billion by 2021.  Some interesting facts about Indonesia The Indonesian Pharmacists Association reported that about 95 percent of raw material for medicine is […]

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The Asia-Pacific region is emerging as a new destination for generic drugs. The Asia-pacific market is forecasted to grow from USD 75 billion in 2020 to USD 112 billion by 2025 at a CAGR of 8.34%. The growth of the generic drugs market is accelerated by many factors such as the aging population, increasing pharmaceutical […]

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The demand for healthcare products and services has been growing in ASEAN countries. Governments start facing the same problem as in more developed countries and struggle to finance the growing healthcare expenses. There is a steep increase in chronic diseases along with infectious diseases. This is creating an opportunity for the generic drug manufacturers to […]

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Singapore has become a global center for the pharmaceutical industry due to the cost-effective and reliable medical services, high-quality pharmaceutical manufacturing and research, access to regional markets, and a skilled workforce. Also, the Government has supported several schemes to drive innovation and development. This has created in many manufacturers to register their generic products in […]

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China’s pharmaceutical drug market is constantly growing and is the second-largest pharmaceutical industry in the world, after the United States. It is estimated to reach $161.8 billion by 2023, with an average growth rate of 5% in the coming years, taking a 30% share of the global market. The acceleration of new drug access, changing […]

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The Philippines is the third-largest pharmaceutical market in ASEAN after Thailand and Indonesia. In 2019, total generic drug sales were in the Philippines were PHP82.3 billion, and accounts for 63% of prescription sales and estimate to reach PHP110 Billion by 2024. The highest cost of medicines in the Philippines among other ASEAN countries is one […]

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