Industry Trend Analysis - Regional Headwinds Will Dictate Drugmaker Expansion Plans - NOV 2017


BMI View : Challenging political and macroeconomic conditions in the Middle East and North Africa will continue to challenge multinational drugmakers' performance and regional growth. This is dictating a number of strategic developments, including greater stakeholder engagement, new product launches and diversified therapeutic development from firms in the region. Crucially, a country-specific approach is integral for pharmaceutical companies as they must adapt to the evolving pricing landscape, differing levels of patent protection and the level of competition within each market.

The Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region will continue to present a diverse range of opportunities for international drugmakers. While some markets present high growth potential and opportunities for innovative product launches, it is vital that companies appreciate the varying levels of both investment risk and reward that are present in the markets in MENA.

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