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Identify the next growth opportunity

Can you keep pace with shifting policy and market dynamics? Need to optimize your growth strategy? Do you know the competitive landscape for a particular product? Do you need a healthcare market overview?

This forecasting and analytical tool provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date global outlook for the pharmaceutical industry. Quantitative, quarterly-updated forecasts for healthcare and pharmaceutical sales are supplemented with daily analysis of significant global healthcare developments that drive the global sector, as well as country reports, special reports, and bulletins. Seamlessly analyze changes in the regulatory and business landscape to:

  • Rank and size markets
  • Plan budgets and sales with great accuracy
  • Hedge exposure to market risk
  • Optimize R&D processes
  • Secure market access and grow your business
  • Monitor business development opportunities and activities
  • Strengthen competitive intelligence

What’s Included

Analysis and Data

Headline Analysis 

Global daily coverage of all key events affecting the operating environment for pharma companies, customizable by country, sector, topic and therapeutic area

Special Reports
Global and regional industry/market trends, therapeutic area news, biosimilars and generics developments, mergers and acquisitions and licensing activity, private insurance markets, and executive briefings on key global developments

Database of approved and pipeline biosimilars

Country Reports
In-depth country reports for 70 countries, covering these topics:

  • Healthcare spending and pharmaceuticals sales forecasts
  • SWOT analysis
  • Demographic projections and disease trends
  • Health system infrastructure overview
  • Financing of health care provision
  • Marketing authorization process and IP protection legislation
  • Major legislative, regulatory and expenditure reforms
  • Pharmaceutical market structure and outlook

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Country Forecasts

Derived from world-renowned economic modeling, including:

  • Ten-year expenditure and sales forecasts (70 countries)
  • Top-line SWOT tables
  • Executive briefings on forecast updates
Country Coverage

Global country coverage in daily analysis, supplemented by in-depth country reports for:

Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Nigeria
  • South Africa
  • Uganda

Middle East/North Africa

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Iran
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Lebanon
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE

Asia Pacific

  • Australia
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam


  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom

North America

  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • United States

Latin America and Caribbean

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Cuba
  • Peru
  • Venezuela
Data Indicators
  • Healthcare Expenditure
    • Public
    • Private
  • Pharmaceutical Sales (LCU)
    • By brand status: Originator; Generic
    • By Prescription status: Prescription; Non-Prescription
    • By Retail or Hospital Status
    • By Therapy Area – ATC Level 1
  • Pharmaceutical Goods Trade Balance
    • Exports
    • Imports
  • Population by Age (0-4; 5-9; 0-14; 15-64; 65+)
    • Male
    • Female
  • Index of fertility/life expectancy
  • Price Deflators
    • Consumer Price Inflation
    • Gross Domestic Product
    • Medical Price Deflator

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Member Privileges

Analyst Access
On-demand access to our analysts, economists, and industry experts

Email invitations to Life Science webcasts hosted by our experts

Delivery Options

Maximize your subscription content with Connect – our state-of-the-art business intelligence platform

  • Understand pharma/healthcare trends instantly with new dynamic charts, heatmaps and ranking tables
  • Get a global market overview with a new healthcare homepage
  • See all content and data for individual markets with new country pages
  • Save, reconfigure and export charts
  • Generate your regular pdf and Word deliverables using Report Builder
  • Synchronize and transform forecast data
  • Set up your preferred geographic regions
  • Precisely tailor email alerts

Our API delivers data continuously and reliably directly into your workflow.

  • Representational State Transfer Application Programming (REST) API makes data available via URL addresses (or ‘endpoints’)
  • Provides a foundation on which to build databases, charts, websites, visualizations and CSV files, plus facilities to query and lookup specific data
  • Offers the simplest approach to application integration:
    • Access to the API is instantaneous
    • Provides an interactive web environment for developers to explore API features and review technical documentation
    • Developers can test the API calls interactively in a browser
  • 24/7 monitoring and support is provided
  • Scales horizontally for both datasets and clients, ensuring it can meet present and future demand
  • Built for consistent speed, with carefully selected technologies to ensure the best possible performance

IDDS offers tailored data feeds featuring continuous updating and seamless delivery.

  • Internet Data Delivery System (IDDS) delivers fixed data updates in CSV or XML format to the IHS Markit web servers in real time
  • Metadata includes economic concept, geography, source and frequency
  • Updates pull in data changes only, optimizing load speed
  • Data updates can be scheduled

Solve Your Business Challenge

Challenge Solution
I need to rank and size markets to set a strategic growth plan. Use our healthcare and pharma forecasts to assess opportunities and risks, as well as our headline analysis to understand the latest market developments
How can I easily monitor multiple sources to keep pace with healthcare market trends? Leverage our headline analysis to monitor competitors, R&D, investments, partnerships and regulatory issues.
I need to get a quick and accurate picture of a particular market. Our SWOT tables, integrated into our country reports, provide a complete market overview, helping you plan with confidence.
I need to hedge my exposure in a contracting market. Leverage forecasts to plan sales and budgets with greater accuracy. Distill our analysis and historical data to understand healthcare market drivers country-wide.
Generics and biosimilars are changing my market dynamics. How do I stay on top of these changes? Access detailed data on the generics and biosimilars market, including pipeline and approved drugs.

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