Characteristics Of Pharmaceutical Intermediates Industry
Nov 30, 2018


Throughout the industry, at present, China's pharmaceutical intermediates production has six characteristics: first, the production enterprises are mostly private enterprises, flexible operation, small investment scale, basically between millions of and 10 million or 20 million yuan, and second, the production of enterprises in a relatively concentrated geographical distribution, mainly distributed in Taizhou, Zhejiang province and Jintan, Jiangsu Province as the center of the region; third, with the increasing attention of the State to environmental protection issues, the pressure of production enterprises to build environmental protection treatment facilities increased; Four is the product update speed is fast.

A product is generally on the market 3-5 years later, its profit margin will be greatly reduced, which forces enterprises must continue to develop new products or continuous improvement of production processes, in order to maintain a high production profit; Five is because the production profit of pharmaceutical intermediates is higher than that of chemical products, the production process of the two is basically the same, As a result, more and more small chemical enterprises have joined the ranks of the production of pharmaceutical intermediates, resulting in increasingly fierce disorderly competition in the industry; six is compared with APIs, the production of intermediates profit margins are low, and the production process of APIs and pharmaceutical intermediates is similar, therefore, some enterprises have not only produced intermediates, but also take advantage of their own advantages, Started production of APIs.


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