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Ecuador Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q4 2017

BMI View: Ecuador's pharmaceutical market will remain challenging for multinational drugmakers andoffers limited investment prospects. However, government initiatives to create a more favourable businessenvironment are underway, which bodes well for Ecuador's long-term pharmaceutical market potential.

Healthcare service provision in Ecuador will continue to improve steadily, and opportunities for privatesector growth will be supported by the rise in medical tourism.

Headline Expenditure Projections

Pharmaceuticals: USD1.68bn in 2016 to USD1.78bn in 2017; +6.0% in US dollar terms. Forecast inline with Q317.

Healthcare: USD10.3bn in 2016 to USD10.8bn in 2018; +5.6% in US dollar terms. Forecast unchangedfrom Q317.

Latest Updates

In July 2017, Ecuador announced that it intends to negotiate a preferential free trade agreement (FTA)with India, under which both will reduce or eliminate customs duties on a number of products, includingpharmaceuticals.


BMI Industry View
Table: Headline Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Forecasts (Ecuador 2015-2021)
SWOT
Industry Forecast
Pharmaceutical Market Forecast
Table: Pharmaceutical Sales, Historical Data And Forecasts (Ecuador 2013-2021)
Healthcare Market Forecast
Table: Healthcare Expenditure Trends, Historical Data And Forecasts (Ecuador 2013-2021)
Table: Government Healthcare Expenditure Trends, Historical Data And Forecasts (Ecuador 2013-2021)
Table: Private Healthcare Expenditure Trends, Historical Data And Forecasts (Ecuador 2013-2021)
Pharmaceutical Trade Forecast
Table: Pharmaceutical Trade Data And Forecasts (Ecuador 2015-2021)
Industry Risk/Reward Index
Americas Pharmaceuticals: Attractiveness To Drugmakers Masks Disparities Between Markets
Regulatory Review
Intellectual Property Issues
Pricing Regime
Reimbursement Regime
Market Overview
Healthcare Sector
Clinical Trials
Epidemiology
Competitive Landscape
Research-Based Industry
Generic Drugmakers
Pharmaceutical Distribution
Pharmaceutical Retail Sector
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Ecuador 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Ecuador 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Ecuador 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Ecuador 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Ecuador 1990-2025)
Glossary
Methodology
Pharmaceutical Expenditure Forecast Model
Healthcare Expenditure Forecast Model
Notes On Methodology
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: Indicators - Rationale And Sources

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