Third largest pharmaceuticals industry in the world by volume with a current evaluation of US$41bn.


generic brands in 60 therapeutic categories.


manufacturer and exporter of generic medicines


vaccine producer in the world


pharma companies in the Indian industry.


different Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) manufactured in India.


generic brands across 60 therapeutic categories are sourced from India.

US$ 5.78 billion

Indian drugs and pharma exports between April 2021- June 2021


US-FDA, WHO-GMP, EDQM, MHRA compliant pharma base outside the US.


Share of Indian pharmaceutical sector for various vaccines


FDI is allowed under the automatic route for greenfield pharma projects.


expected valuation of the Indian pharmaceutical sector by 2025.

US$ 24 bn

Exports in FY22

Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association

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IDMA members’ Indian market share is about 75% in formulations and about 85% in APIs.

Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council


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Pharmexcil is the authorized agency of the government of India for promotion of pharmaceutical exports.

Federation of Pharma Entrepreneurs


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FOPE was started with an objective to take up the common issues affecting the pharma industry at the national level.

Investment Opportunities

  • Roll out of Ayushman Bharat programme has opened up new opportunities.
  • Pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and biotechnology manufacturing capacity.
  • Research and development of medicament formulations for global clients.
  • Alliances with generic companies for development of drug molecules.

Key Investors

India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive and capital establishments


India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive, and capital establishments


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