New Study: Brazil Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report Q4 2015

From: Fast Market Research, Inc.
Published: Fri Sep 18 2015

Continued focus on foreign investment along with the expansion of telemedicine and governmental action to improve medical access will keep Brazil and appealing destination for drugmakers and healthcare companies in coming years, particularly as the healthcare market remains an outperformer in the country . This appeal, however, will remain limited in the short to medium term as Brazil's troubled economy begins to negatively impact other industries including the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry which are beginning to experience budget cuts and revenue decreases.

Headline Expenditure Projections

Pharmaceuticals: BRL62bn (USD26bn) in 2014 to BRL66bn (USD21bn) in 2015; +6.4% in local currency terms and -19.5% in US dollar terms. Forecast in has been maintained from Q 3 15 .

Healthcare: BRL501bn (USD213bn) in 2014 to BRL538bn (USD173bn) in 2015; +7.4% in local currency terms and -18.7% in US dollar terms . Forecast in local currency has been revised downward from Q115 due to historic data.

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Risk/Reward Index

Brazil scores 57.5 in BMI's Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Risk/Reward Index (RRI), making it the fourth-most attractive pharmaceutical market in the Americas this quarter. We highlight that Brazil will continue to be the most important market for multinationals in Latin America. Its position has been very well reflected in this quarter's RRI scores, primarily a result of the country's consistent economic growth and the government's commitment to promoting local industry.

Key Trends And Developments

In August, the Brazilian Senate proposed reforms to the legal framework of the country's health sector, including evaluating the possibility of prohibiting injunctions that favour costly or experimental procedures not approved by the Sistema Unico de Saude.

The Brazil Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report features BMI Research's forecasts for drugs and healthcare expenditure and imports and exports, focusing on the growth outlook for the prescription, OTC, patented drugs and generics market segments.

BMI's Brazil Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report provides industry professionals, strategists, company executives, investors, analysts and sales/marketing heads with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Brazil pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.

Key Benefits

* Benchmark BMI's pharmaceutical and healthcare market forecasts for Brazil, to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in the Brazilian pharmaceutical and healthcare market.
* Target business opportunities and risks in the Brazilian pharmaceutical and healthcare sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in Brazil.

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