Market intelligence, trend analysis and forecasts for the Pharma and Healthcare industries across the regions

Industry / Zimbabwe

Local Industry Growth Held Back By Donations

August 2012 | Industry Trend Analysis

BMI View: Introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine through a partnership between multiple foreign organisations has been well received by mothers with young children in Zimbabwe. However, despite this positive development, BMI maintains its view that the market is very unattractive to healthcare sector investors and drugmakers due to the government's unfulfilled commitments to drive the local pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, as evidenced by this recent partnership with non-commercial entities. As such, the local pharmaceutical sector is likely to remain neglected and under-developed, deterring foreign investment by multinational companies. The country's unstable political situation and poor economic environment contribute to the unattractiveness of the market.

To read the full article, please choose one of the following options:

Subcribers please log in

Middle East & Africa InsightMiddle East & Africa Channels Middle East & Africa Countries