Ministry of Commerce Releases Statistical Analysis Report on Drug Circulation Industry Operation in 2016


Release time:

2017-06-16

Recently, the Ministry of Commerce issued the 2016 Statistical Analysis Report on the Operation of the Pharmaceutical Circulation Industry, which conducted a statistical analysis of the overall scale of my country's pharmaceutical circulation industry, the sales of pharmaceutical wholesale and retail enterprises, pharmaceutical logistics and distribution, and the operation of pharmaceutical e-commerce. The development characteristics and trends are analyzed and predicted.

The "Report" pointed out that with the implementation of the "Healthy China" strategy and the advancement of deepening the reform of the medical and health system during the "13th Five-Year Plan", the development of the pharmaceutical distribution industry has reached a new starting point. In the whole year, the total sales of seven categories of pharmaceutical commodities reached 1839.3 billion billion yuan, an increase of 10.4 percent over the same period last year after deducting non-comparable factors, and the growth rate increased by 0.2 percentage points over the same period last year. Among them, the drug retail market was 367.9 billion yuan, with a year-on-year increase of 9.5 after deducting non-comparable factors, and the growth rate increased by 0.9 percentage points year-on-year.

According to the report, the overall operation of the pharmaceutical circulation industry in 2016 showed the following characteristics: the sales growth of pharmaceutical wholesale enterprises slowed down but the concentration increased slightly, the sales of pharmaceutical retail enterprises rebounded and the chain rate continued to increase, new pharmaceutical e-commerce models continued to emerge, and the operational efficiency and service functions of pharmaceutical logistics continued to improve.

The ''Report'' predicts that with the full implementation of various reform measures, the development of the pharmaceutical distribution industry in 2017 will face new opportunities and challenges: the industry development model and pattern will accelerate the adjustment and transformation, the capital market will continue to increase its assistance to enterprise integration, and the pharmaceutical supply chain Management services are rapidly upgraded, the cross-border integration of pharmaceutical e-commerce continues to advance, the pharmaceutical retail business mode continues to innovate, and the role of industry infrastructure is increasing.

This year is the seventh consecutive year that the Ministry of Commerce has released an annual industry statistical analysis report.

Statistical Analysis Report on the Operation of Drug Circulation Industry in 2016. pdf