Formulations

Indian Pharma industry moving towards formulations

Indian Pharma industry is slowing moving up the value chain. Earlier it used to manufacture active pharmaceutical ingredient at low cost compared to world. Now with competition from China, which provides API at 15-20% low cost, it makes sense to shift focus elsewhere. Many top companies like Lupin, Novartis, Ranbaxy have less revenue stream from API than from formulations. There could also be the reason that formulation business has grown faster than APIs for some companies. API is low scale commodity with low margin. Moreover, with a large number of patent expiries in developed markets like the US and Europe, Indian companies, with skills to develop and manufacture low-cost generic drugs, see a much more lucrative opportunity there than utilising their capacities for manufacturing APIs.
Read More


  • No Image
    Caplin Point Laboratories Ltd

    The genesis of Caplin Point took place in the year 1990 as a Private Limited company mainly to manufacture a wide range of Ointments, Creams and other External applications in a

  • No Image
    Dalas Biotech Ltd

    Dalas Biotech is a leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical healthcare company based in India, with a vision to serve the pharmaceutical industry at multiple levels of the value

  • No Image
    Dali Samir Engineering Pvt Ltd

    Dali & Samir Engineering Pvt. Ltd. (D & S) is manufacturing a range of sheet metal components and exhaust systems for the automotive sector since 1972. They are original Equipm

  • No Image
    Desh Rakshak Aushadalaya Ltd

    Deshrakshak Aushdhalaya was established in the state of Punjab in 1901. Late Shri Bhagwant Rai Jain was the founder of the company. At the time of the partition, the company was

  • No Image
    Dhanuka Laboratories Ltd

    Dhanuka Laboratories Ltd has established itself as a respected vendor of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients in the International market, with exports of its products to more than

  • No Image
    Dr Reddys Laboratories Ltd

    Dr. Reddys Laboratories Ltd was incorporated by its promoter and founder Chairman, Late Dr. K. Anji Reddy as a Private Limited Company on February 24, 1984. The company was su