Generics in Germany, MarketLine

Generics in Germany, MarketLine

  • January 2016 •
  • 34 pages •
  • Report ID: 3695598

Generics in Germany industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2011-15, and forecast to 2020). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Germany generics market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.


- For the purposes of this profile, a generic is defined as a copy of an ethical (prescription) drug formerly protected by patents that have now expired. Both unbranded generics and all branded generics are included. However, off-patent drugs that continue to be offered by the original manufacturer under the original name, and which form part of the 'generic-eligible' market, are not included.

- The German generics market is expected to generate total revenues of $10.0bn in 2015, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.7% between 2011 and 2015.

- Market consumption volume is forecast to reach a total of 87.8 % of total pharma volume in 2015.

- Germany has the highest generics volume share in Western Europe, but there is still room for growth, especially as more drugs come off patent.


- Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, and leading players in the generics market in Germany

- Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the generics market in Germany

- Leading company profiles reveal details of key generics market players’ global operations and financial performance

- Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the Germany generics market with five year forecasts by both value and volume

- Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the Germany economy

Key Questions Answered

- What was the size of the Germany generics market by value in 2015?

- What will be the size of the Germany generics market in 2020?

- What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the Germany generics market?

- How has the market performed over the last five years?

- How large is Germany’s generics market in relation to its regional counterparts?

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