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Analysis of the Pharmaceutical Market in Malaysia

Analysis of the Pharmaceutical Market in Malaysia

The analysis in this research service is based on the following:

Information collected through discussions with market participants and from secondary sources, including pharmaceutical companies and medical device companies involved in drug delivery systems, as well as other Web sites and credible sources

Public announcements and plans by key market leaders, suppliers, new entrants, and others

Frost & Sullivan’s published research and market and technology expertise

All market figures and shares listed in the research are Frost & Sullivan's assessment based on its research.

For Market Engineering research, Frost & Sullivan utilises tried and tested marketing techniques to provide structure to the research and an easy format to compare results across different countries and markets. This project was carried out using primary (telephone) and secondary (published and online material) research as the principle methods of data gathering. The focus of the interviews for this project was primarily the following types of respondents:

Market participants

End users

Key regulatory bodies

Frost & Sullivan published research services

Decision support databases

Country industry forecasts

Annual reports published by companies

About this report

The growing population base, driven by increased life expectancy and domestic investment, is expected to continuously accelerate GDP in Malaysia. Significant growth of healthcare expenditure is expected in the country to facilitate the improvement of medical access and provide companies with revenue-earning opportunities from 2015. Positive macroeconomic and healthcare market trends are expected to fast-track the pharmaceutical market in Malaysia. The study explores the broad competitive landscape, demand dynamics, and regulatory environment that investors must consider while entering this pharmaceutical market.


  • Methodology
  • Executive Summary
    • Key Findings
    • Key Questions this Study will Answer
  • Overview of the Malaysian Healthcare Market
    • Overview of the Malaysian Healthcare Market
      • Table Healthcare Services Market, Malaysia, 2014
    • Overview of Malaysian Public and Private Healthcare Systems
    • Algorithm of Malaysian Healthcare Systems
    • Algorithm of Private Healthcare Systems
    • Future Roadblocks
  • Demand Dynamics in the Malaysian Healthcare Market
    • Distribution of Household Income Up to 2012
      • Table Percentage Distribution of Household by Income Class in Malaysia, 2002, 2009, and 2012
    • Key Driver in the Malaysian Hospital Market-Growing Admission of Elderly Population
    • Key Driver in the Malaysian Private Hospital Segment-Medical Tourism
    • Key Drivers in the Malaysian Hospital Market-Chronic and Lifestyle Diseases
  • Overview of the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Market
    • Revenue Forecast for the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Market
    • Pharmaceutical Market Components by Percentage
    • Malaysian Pharmaceutical Market-Segmentation
    • Halal Medicine Market in Malaysia
    • Malaysian Regulatory Landscape
    • Key Driver in the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Market-NKEA
    • Impact of GST on Malaysian Pharmaceutical Market
  • Drivers and Restraints-Malaysian Pharmaceutical Market
    • Drivers
    • Restraints
  • Profiles of Pharmaceutical Market Participants
    • Home-grown Participants in the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Market
    • CCM Pharmaceuticals Sdn Bhd
    • Kotra Pharma (M) Sdn Bhd
    • Pharmaniaga Berhad
    • YSP Industries (M) Sdn Bhd
    • Hovid Berhad
    • MNC Participants in the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Market
    • Pfizer Malaysia
    • Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD)
    • Eli Lilly
    • GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
    • Johnson & Johnson Sdn Bhd
  • Analysis of the Pharmaceutical Market Participants
    • PESTLE Analysis
    • Porter Five Forces Analysis for the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Market
  • The Future of the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Market
    • The Future of the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Market-Key Focus Areas

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