Floyd, David
March 2008
Management Services;Spring2008, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p14
Academic Journal
The article discusses the growth of the global pharmaceutical industry in 2008. The world growth expected for the pharmaceutical industry is 8% per year until 2009. The industry is beginning to globalize for the improvement of skills and research capabilities. Because of an increasing ageing population, the demand healthcare products has also increased, particularly in countries such as U.S. and Japan. Factors that contribute to the industry's growth include researches, technology, communications, and international production.


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