Pharmaceuticals Industry

Resources for researching the pharmaceuticals industry.

What's in This Guide

The Industry - Industry surveys supply background information on how the industry operates, identify industry trends, and often list the top companies in the sector. Market research offers data on market share, distribution channels, brands and consumer demographics.

The Numbers - Statistics and reports on industry performance are collected by many trade associations, government agencies and private research firms.

The Competition - Identify the key players in the industry. Find company profiles, financial data and analysis.

The Environment - Read about issues related to the economic, regulatory, social, technological and global conditions of the industry.

News - Business magazines, newspapers and trade journals are key sources for identifying industry trends and keeping up-to-date on the latest industry happenings.

Getting Started with Pharmaceuticals Industry Research

Follow current industry issues at PhRMA, the the Pharmaceuticals Research and Manufacturers Association.

The FDA regulates the pharma industry.

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association collects statistics on the OTC market.

"Pharm Exec's Top 50 Companies" Pharmaceutical Executive.  The 2020 annual ranking of the world's top 50 pharmaceutical companies.

For healthcare policy issues try the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and for data use the National Center for Health Statistics.

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