The Pharmaceutical Industries of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States

Contents

Introduction

3

 

Saudi Arabia

 

5

The Pharmaceutical Market

5

Health Services

5

Overview

8

Market Assessment

10

Competitive Assessment

13

Domestic Production

14

Imports

16

Market Access

16

Best Market Opportunity

18

Trade Fairs

19

Primary Pharmaceutical Companies

20

Recent Foreign Investments

29

Regulations for the Registration of Generic Drugs

30

Prevalent Medical Disorders

32

County Investment – General Information

36

Business Opportunities

44

Key Contacts and Public Health Officials

47

 

Kuwait

 

50

The Pharmaceutical Market

50

Market Assessment

50

Competitive Assessment

53

Market Access

53

Best Market Prospects

54

Primary Pharmaceutical Companies

55

Country Investment – General Information

57

Key Contacts and Public Health Officials

61

 

The United Arab Emirates

 

62

The Pharmaceutical Market

62

Overview

62

Market Access

63

Best Market Opportunity

64

Pharmaceutical Companies

65

Foreign Business Ventures

65

Prevalent Medical Disorders

66

Country Investment – General Information

66

Key Contacts

68

 

The GCC and Unified Projects in the Gulf

 

68

 

Table 1: Per Capita Pharmaceutical Market, 1991

Country

Market ($)

UAE

65.2

Saudi Arabia

55.7

Qatar

38.8

Kuwait

29.5

Bahrain

28.2

Libya

24.2

Oman

22.1

Lebanon

19.3

Turkey

18.5

Jordan

15.7

Iran

13.9

Syria

9.9

Egypt

7.5

Yemen

4.5

Iraq

2.1

Total (Av)

15.1

 

Table 2: Combined MoH/EB Purchases

Country

$ Million

% of Total

Saudi Arabia

171

57

Kuwait

57

19

UAE

32

11

Qatar

20

7

Bahrain

7

2

Jordan (MoH only)

8

3

Oman (GCC only)

5

2

Total

300

100

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