The global pharmaceutical fine chemicals market size reached US$ 132.6 Billion in 2022. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 195.3 Billion by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 6.42% during 2023-2028.
Fine chemicals refer to a set of pure and complex chemicals that are manufactured in limited quantities at higher prices. They are produced in multipurpose plants with the support of a multistep batch biotechnological method. Unlike specialty chemicals, these substances are accumulated precisely based on their distinct functional characteristics and specific molecular properties. After collection, fine chemicals are used as key agents, stabilizers, and solvents for producing several pharmaceutical chemical products, including magnesium stearate and gelatin. At present, they are commercially available in proprietary and non-proprietary variants.
Pharmaceutical Fine Chemicals Market Trends:
The increasing prevalence of various neurological and cardiovascular diseases, including arrhythmias, stroke, cancer, and coronary artery ailments, especially amongst the geriatric population, is one of the prime factors driving the pharmaceutical fine chemical market toward growth. In line with this, favorable initiatives undertaken by the government bodies of several nations for introducing novel vaccines, drugs, and pharmaceutical medications for retaliating against coronavirus diseases (COVID-19) and several other disorders is further facilitating the widespread adoption of these medications in the healthcare sector. This, in turn, is acting as another growth-inducing factor in the market. Additionally, enforcement of different guidelines for utilizing pharmaceutical fine chemicals as raw materials to manufacture medicines, while meeting the quality standards is contributing to the market growth. Other factors, such as significant expansion in the pharmaceutical industry, increasing investments in the research and development (R&D) activities, and the growing consumer awareness regarding numerous disorders and the available medication options, are creating a positive outlook for the market across the globe.
Key Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global pharmaceutical fine chemicalsmarket report, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on type, product, size and application.
Breakup by Type:
Breakup by Product:
Basic Building Blocks
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Breakup by Region:
Middle East and Africa
The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players being BASF SE, Borregaard ASA, CHEMADA Industries Ltd. (Turpaz), Denisco Chemicals Pvt Ltd, Dupont De Nemours Inc., Eastman Chemical Company, Evonik Industries AG, Koninklijke DSM N.V., Lonza Group AG, Solvay S.A., Syntor Fine Chemicals Ltd. (Aceto Corporation) and W. R. Grace and Co. (Standard Industries Inc.).
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Type, Product, Size, Application, Region
Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
BASF SE, Borregaard ASA, CHEMADA Industries Ltd. (Turpaz), Denisco Chemicals Pvt Ltd, Dupont De Nemours Inc., Eastman Chemical Company, Evonik Industries AG, Koninklijke DSM N.V., Lonza Group AG, Solvay S.A., Syntor Fine Chemicals Ltd. (Aceto Corporation) and W. R. Grace and Co. (Standard Industries Inc.)
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Key Questions Answered in This Report
The global pharmaceutical fine chemicals market was valued at US$ 132.6 Billion in 2022.
We expect the global pharmaceutical fine chemicals market to exhibit a CAGR of 6.42% during 2023-2028.
The rising prevalence of various neurological and cardiovascular diseases, especially among the geriatric population, along with the continuous development of proprietary and non-proprietary product variants, is primarily driving the global pharmaceutical fine chemicals market.
The sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to the growing adoption of pharmaceutical fine chemicals for producing novel vaccines and drugs to combat the spread of the coronavirus infection.
Based on the type, the global pharmaceutical fine chemicals market can be segmented into proprietary and non-proprietary. Currently, proprietary holds the majority of the total market share.
Based on the product, the global pharmaceutical fine chemicals market has been divided into active ingredients, basic building blocks, and advanced intermediates. Among these, active ingredients currently exhibit a clear dominance in the market.
Based on the size, the global pharmaceutical fine chemicals market can be categorized into big molecules and small molecules. Currently, big molecules account for the largest market share.
On a regional level, the market has been classified into North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa, where Asia-Pacific currently dominates the global market.
Some of the major players in the global pharmaceutical fine chemicals market include BASF SE, Borregaard ASA, CHEMADA Industries Ltd. (Turpaz), Denisco Chemicals Pvt Ltd, Dupont De Nemours Inc., Eastman Chemical Company, Evonik Industries AG, Koninklijke DSM N.V., Lonza Group AG, Solvay S.A., Syntor Fine Chemicals Ltd. (Aceto Corporation), and W. R. Grace and Co. (Standard Industries Inc.).
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