Pharmaceuticals Africa

The Pharmaceuticals sector in Africa has emerged as a lucrative and attractive business proposition for international suppliers to Africa. Importers of pharmaceuticals in Africa have been importing an increasing quantity to Africa to meet the rising demand for OTC medicines, hospital supplies, surgical equipment and medical equipment.

Importers of pharmaceuticals in Nigeria have emerged as one of the leading buyers in West Africa. On the other side, in East Africa, Kenya has risen to be one of the leading buyers of in the region. By appointing agents in Africa, distributors in Africa and making their goods available in pharmacies in Africa many international suppliers have expanded their customer base in Africa.

As demand in Africa increases, major suppliers of hospital equipment are now seeking business partners in Africa to expand their sales in the lucrative markets of Africa. By appointing agents, distributors and commission agents in Africa, suppliers aim to penetrate the African market by finding buyers in new and emerging African markets.

Africa Pharmaceuticals Directory

Pharma Importers Africa

Database of Pharma Importers in Africa

The research team at Africa Business Pages has compiled a valuable database of pharmaceutical companies in Africa through painstaking work across more than 20 African countries. The result is the compilation of the first ever Africa Pharmaceutical Directory which lists more than 6,500 pharmaceutical companies in Africa. This database of pharmaceutical-related companies in Africa lists wholesalers of pharmaceuticals in Africa, pharmacies in Africa, pharmaceutical retailers in Africa, hospital suppliers in Africa, Pharmaceuticals Distributors, Clinics & Hospitals, Government Medical Clinics, [...]

Nigeria Pharmaceuticals Importers

Importers of Pharmaceuticals in Nigeria: Booming Business

Nigeria is one of the most promising and rapidly growing pharmaceutical markets in West Africa with more than 150 pharma formulation manufacturing facilities. The Nigerian pharma industry is growing at 13 % annually. The estimated market size is $1.8billion. In the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) West Africa sub-region approximately 60% of drug manufacturing takes place in Nigeria, underlining the huge sub regional market. As Africa’s largest economy, most highly populated country, and biggest consumer market, Nigeria has been [...]

Kenya Pharma Importers

The Pharmaceutical Industry in Kenya: Importers in Kenya

The pharmaceutical industry in Kenya is growing at a rapid pace and offers excellent opportunities for exporters and manufacturers to establish their products and services in the lucrative market for pharmaceuticals in East Africa. Kenya is currently the largest producer of pharmaceutical products in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) region, supplying about 50% of the regions’ market. Kenya’s prescription pharmaceuticals market is worth over $500 million and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate [...]

africa pharma industry

Pharmaceuticals Industry in Africa: Database of Importers in Africa

The pharmaceuticals industry in Africa is one of the fastest growing sectors of business in Africa. The value of Africa’s pharmaceutical industry is expected to be worth $40 billion to $65 billion by 2020 from just $14.5 billion a decade earlier. This makes Africa a prime market for multinationals and pharmaceutical companies seeking new growth markets as traditional markets stagnate. The rapid growth of the pharmaceutical industry in Africa also augurs well for African patients, who have gained access [...]