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Global Pharmaceutical Hub

Global Pharmaceutical Hub

Global Pharmaceutical Hub

Gujarat, an established manufacturing base - for bulk drugs and formulations, is poised to capture global opportunities to become a Global Pharmaceuticals Hub.

Turnover of Gujarat Pharmaceutical industry was worth USD 7.8 billion in 2013-14.

  • 5,585 manufacturing licenses; Home to - 40% of CRO in the country
  • 40% of machinery for Pharma sector manufactured by Gujarat
  • Largest Manufacturer of I.V. sets in India; Only manufacturer of Balsum
  • 70% of cardiac stents & 50% of intraocular lenses manufactured in Gujarat
  • Only manufacturer of a digestive enzyme, Pink Papain, in the world
  • 58% of orthopedic implants manufactured in Gujarat
  • Only manufacturer of ranitidine hydrochloride in the country
  • 40% of India's CRAMS companies
  • Gujarat contributes 40% to India's total pharmaceutical production
  • Pharma exports from Gujarat in 2013 stood at USD 2.83 billion ( 28% of India's pharma export)
  • Pharma sector provides employment to around 75,000 people
  • Annual turnover of the Biotechnology sector is USD 200 million
  • Presence of more than 50 Biotechnology companies and 66 support organizations