Assignment On

Industry Profile: Pharmaceutical Industry

Course Name Course Code

: Business Communication : Bus - 214

Submitted To : Tanvir Ahmed Torophder Lecturer.

Submitted By Name Sarwar Rashid Mozumdar Mazidur Rahaman Muminul Hoque Rumanaz Parvin Sumit Karmakar Topu Roy

: ID 1003010004 1003010006 1003010022 1003010011 1003010032 1003010039

26th Batch (Fall Semester).

I believe they will try to do their best in all phase of their live. Sylhet . They have reviewed all the relevant literature for collecting of data. 2011.Department of Business Administration Leading University. I also certify that the paper is an original one and has not been submitted elsewhere previously for publication in any form. Sylhet. Sylhet Letter of Certificate I am extremely pleased to declare that the following group of students has been given with the topic “Pharmaceutical Industry" for writing a report. Tanvir Ahmed Torophder Lecturer Department of Business Administration Leading University. I have supervised them throughout the preparation of the paper. Leading University. Date of Submission : 2 November.

Dear Sir. Lastly. 2011 To. Thank you in advance for your assistance and advice in this connection. So we like to request you to consider if any fault is found in paper. journals. Sylhet Subject: Letter of Submittal / Submission. we sought the relevant information in books.2nd November. and the assigned organization. We were given the topic “A study on “Pharmaceutical Industry" for writing a report for presentation and collection of primary and secondary data. We tried to collect all possible information and make this paper acceptable to all but there can be still existing mistake. To do so. Tanvir Ahmed Torophder Lecturer Department of Business Administration Leading University. Yours obediently Name Sarwar Rashid Mozumdar Mazidur Rahaman Muminul Hoque Rumanaz Parvin Sumit Karmakar Topu Roy ID 1003010004 1003010006 1003010022 1003010011 1003010032 1003010039 . we would like to request you to accepted our paper and permit us to present it before the panel of experts.

Acknowledgement This is to thank our honorable teacher Tanveer Ahmad Topadar for assigning us to prepare an assignment on a topic which is very important and also interesting. It is prepared following all suggestion of our course teacher and we tried to make no mistake while preparing this assignment. We would like to thank our honorable teacher Tanveer Ahmad Topadar and again sorry if we have any mistake while making this assignment. Though we have collected information from book. website and also class lecture of our teacher. .

Name of Companie s. Products. Major Players. Production Volume. Export. Background.Limitation of the study • • • • Lack of information available Lack of assistance from the Company people Shortage of time Not much specific information regarding the Organization’ Table of Content • • • • • • • • • Pharmaceutical Industry. Prospects. .

Prices of the products are under this category are competitive. produces. as labor cost is one of the lowest in the world. Background of Pharmaceutical Industry The total industry can broadly be classified into two categories: a) Patent Medicines b) Generic Medicines Patent medicines are the products that are invented by the company. Generic medicines are the products that are produced in mass scale. After years of business the formulation is sold in the market so that others can go into mass production. Bangladesh mainly concentrates on this category. They are subject to a variety of laws and regulations regarding the patenting. These are marketed by several companies under different brand name. . where the formulation of this product is almost same. testing and ensuring safety and efficacy and marketing of drugs.Pharmaceutical Industry Pharmaceutical industry develops. who have their own research team working on their own laboratories. These products are patented for many years to enjoy the monopoly market. and markets drugs licensed for use as medications. Pharmaceutical companies are allowed to deal in generic and brand medications and medical devices.

After the promulgation of Drug Control Ordinance . This sector is also providing 95% of the total medicine requirement of the local market. The professional knowledge. . Leading Pharmaceutical Companies are expanding their business with the aim to expand export market.1982. medium.The Rise of Pharmaceutical Sector of Bangladesh In Bangladesh Pharmaceutical sector is one of the most developed hi-tech sector which is contributing in the country's economy. the stalwart association of pharmaceutical manufacturers of the country was instituted in 1972. Bangladesh Association of Pharmaceutical Industries (BAPI). national and foreign companies who together are responsible for manufacturing 96% of the country's pharmaceutical production. This indeed proves the success of BAPI as a responsible and acceptable body. Due to recent development of this sector we are exporting medicines to global market including European market. Recently few new industries have been established with hi-tech equipments and professionals which will enhance the strength of this sector. thoughts and innovative ideas of the pharmacists working in this sector are the key factors for this development. since then BAPI playing a pivotal role in shaping up the industry. the development of this sector was accelerated. small. Association's member include large.

there are 201 Ayurvedic companies operating in Bangladesh. sale. Unani. Govt. etc. of Bangladesh. HERBAL: The Directorate General of Drug Administration under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. production and import of finished drugs. production and import of finished drugs. there are 295 Unani companies operating in Bangladesh. etc. pricing. is the Drug Regulatory Authority of the country. of all kinds of medicine including those of Ayurvedic. there are 15 Herbal companies operating in Bangladesh. Govt. of all kinds of medicine including those of Ayurvedic. production and import of finished drugs. Unani and Homoeopathic systems. This Directorate supervises and implements all prevailing Drug Regulations in the country and regulates all activities related to import and procurement of raw and packing materials. pricing. production and import of finished drugs. This Directorate supervises and implements all prevailing Drug Regulations in the country and regulates all activities related to import and procurement of raw and packing materials. export. At present. This Directorate supervises and implements all prevailing Drug Regulations in the country and regulates all activities related to import and procurement of raw and packing materials. At present. export. of Bangladesh. is the Drug Regulatory Authority of the country. Unani and Homoeopathic systems. This Directorate supervises and implements all prevailing Drug Regulations in the country and regulates all activities related to import and procurement of raw and packing materials. of Bangladesh. export. Govt. sale. Unani and Homoeopathic systems. of all kinds of medicine including those of Ayurvedic. is the Drug Regulatory Authority of the country. . Homoeopathic and Herbal systems. is the Drug Regulatory Authority of the country. etc. of Bangladesh. Govt. pricing. At present. export. etc. sale. of all kinds of medicine including those of Ayurvedic. AYURVEDIC: The Directorate of Drugs Administration under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. HOMEOPATHIC: The Directorate of Drugs Administration under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. sale. pricing. there are 79 Homeopathic companies operating in Bangladesh.Products UNANI: The Directorate of Drugs Administration under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. At present.

export. . film coated. This Directorate supervises and implements all prevailing Drug Regulations in the country and regulates all activities related to import and procurement of raw and packing materials. Unani and Homoeopathic systems. dispersible. non – coated) Capsules: Granulated Material filled Pellets Filled Suppositories: Suppository based Injections: Vials containing Dry Powder for Injections Small Volume Liquid Potentials Liquids: Oral Syrups (Sugar based. Non-Sugar based) Oral Suspensions Topical Liquids Spray. Cream and Powder: Small Volume Sterile Eye & Ear Drops Small Volume Nasal Drops & Sprays Topical Ointments & Creams Topical Antibiotic Powder Oral Dry Powders: Dry Suspensions (Antibiotic & Anti Infective) Dry Syrups (Antibiotics) Dry Powder Inhalers: Partial Filled (Premix) Capsules for Respiratory Tract Application with a Device Metered Dose Inhalers: Pressurized Canisters for Oral use with an Actuator Pre-filled Syringe Injection: The advanced potential technology. pricing. production and import of finished drugs. of Bangladesh. of all kinds of medicine including those of Ayurvedic. is the Drug Regulatory Authority of the country. Drops. there are 258 Allopathic companies operating in Bangladesh. At present. Govt. Tablets: Non-Coated (plain. etc. enteric coated) Sustained/Extended Released (coated. chewable.ALLOPATHIC: The Directorate General of Drug Administration under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. sale. Ointment. vaginal) Coated (sugar coated.

7 $ 52.1 $ 28.3 $ 29.3 $ 32.1 $ 31.Production Volume Bangladesh’s largest Pharma Companies Companies Name Square Incepta Beximco Acme Eskayef ACI Opsonin Renata Aristopharma Production Volume $138.0 $ 36.8 .1 $ 49.7 $ 29.

Name of Companies • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Advanced Chemical Industries (ACI) Limited The ACME Laboratories Ltd Amico Laboratories Aristo pharma Ltd Beacon Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Beximco Pharma Bristol Pharma Ltd Delta Pharma Limited. Eskayef Bangladesh Limited Gaco Pharmaceutical Limited UniMed & UniHealth Pharma Limited GlaxoSmithKline Bangladesh Ltd. Bangladesh Novo Healthcare & Pharma Limited Opsonin Pharma Limited Orion Pharma Limited Paradise Chemical Industries Popular Pharmaceuticals Limited . Globe Pharmaceutical Limited Healthcare pharmaceuticals Limited IBN Sina Incepta Pharmaceuticals Monico Pharma Ltd.

. is holding the strong leadership position in the pharmaceutical industry of Bangladesh since 1985 and it has been continuously in the 1st position among all national and multinational companies since 1985. Renata currently employs about 2300 people in its head office in Mirpur. Dhaka. Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. of USA. Square The company was founded in 1958 by Samson H. hypertension. Chowdhury along with three of his friends as a private firm. is now on its way to becoming a high performance global player. This Company also obtained listing with Dhaka Stock Exchange on 28 December. Today Beximco Pharma manufactures and markets its own branded generics for several diseases including AIDS. manufacturing products under the licenses of Bayer AG of Germany and Upjohn Inc. It went public in 1991 and is currently listed on the Dhaka Stock Exchange. Later on 5 May. Renata Renata Limited (formerly Pfizer Laboratories (Bangladesh) Limited). Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Renata is engaged in the manufacture and marketing of human pharmaceutical and animal health products. 1994. It has now grown to become a leading pharmaceutical company in Bangladesh. Dhaka and Rajendrapur.. After independence the company has been incorporated in Bangladesh on the 24th of January 1973 as ICI Bangladesh Manufacturers Limited and also as Public Limited Company. ICI plc divested 70% of its shareholding to local management. asthma. and diabetes for both national and international markets. Subsequently the company was registered in the name of Advanced Chemical Industries Limited. Listing with Chittagong Stock Exchange was made on 22 October 1995. also known as Renata. and it supplies more than 10% of country's total medicinal needs. Major Players ACI ACI was established as the subsidiary of Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) in the then East Pakistan in 1968. the flagship company. 1976 and its first trading of shares took place on 9 March. cancer. Dhaka and its two production facilities in Mirpur. 1992. The company also manufactures animal therapeutics and nutrition products. is one of the top ten (in terms of revenue) pharmaceutical manufacturers in Bangladesh. Beximco Beximco Pharma started operations in 1980.• • • • • • • • Renata Limited Syntho Laboratories Limited Silva Pharmaceutical Limited Square Pharmaceuticals Supreme Pharmaceuticals Limited Jayson Pharmaceutical Limited Sonear Laboratories Limited Zenith Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

where they produce various types of drug dosage forms such as tablets. Sweden. Ukraine.69 million taka 3813. Hong Kong. and taste-masked preparations.39 million taka 2477. Korea. Thailand. Kenya. UK. Malta etc. France. Vietnam. ranitidine. KSA. modified-release products. injections. the pharmaceutical sector of Bangladesh would be able to occupy a prestigious position in the international arena by the dynamic leadership of the present government of Bangladesh. Mauritius. Greece. Malaysia. oral liquids. Brazil. Philippines. Yemen. Mexico. The statistics of last five years drug export are as follows: 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2663. quick-dissolving oral tablets. Russia. and barrier-coated delayed-release tablets. capsules.19 million taka 3471. and nasal sprays. dry powder inhalers. Japan. Sri Lanka. . We are very optimistic that very soon. Incepta also conducts research and development on advanced dosage forms for various drugs and devices including poorly-soluble drugs. Iran. Pakistan. coated pellets. Curacao. South Africa. Ghana. At present Bangladesh exports formulated medicines about 83 countries in the world. Bhutan. Nether land. The quantity of drugs & the number of countries are increasing day by day by active support and efforts of present government. The company’s specialties include sustained-release tablets. Indonesia. Singapore.41 million taka 3277. Guinea. Kosovo. Some of the countries name mention below: Australia. Egypt.Incepta Incepta Pharmaceuticals was established in 1999 and produced its first product. Venezuela. Myanmar.50 million taka It is indeed good news that at present drugs are exported to 83 countries including Europe and America and other countries. Nepal. in December of that year. The company sells its products in Bangladesh and plans to begin exporting to both developed and developing countries around the world. Columbia. Austria. Finland. Papua New Guinea. USA. Afghanistan. The company's manufacturing facility is located 35 miles from Dhaka in Savar. Jordan. Export It is very encouraging news that Bangladesh has became a drug exporting country instead of importing one. Norway. Sudan.

vaccines for viral diseases. With an annual turnover of about $715 million. The imported drugs mainly comprise of the cancer drugs. Bangladesh is the only country that is nearly self-sufficient in pharmaceuticals . Among the 49 least developed countries (LDCs). There are about 231 companies in this sector and the approximate total market size is about $650 million per year of which about 95% of the total requirement of medicines is created by the local companies and the rest 5% is imported.Prospects In Bangladesh the pharmaceutical sector is one of the most developed hi-tech sectors which are contributing in the country’s economy. hormones etc. Bangladesh's pharmaceutical industry is one of the fast growing sectors in Bangladesh.

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