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Empty Hard Capsules: Global Market Analysis and Opportunities

Base Year: 2018-2019
To Be Published 2nd Quarter 2020
Forecasts to 2024
Regional Coverage: China, Europe, India, United States, Rest of World

This program will provide a detailed independent appraisal of the complex and increasingly challenging market of hard empty capsules in key consuming regions. Results are presented in two complementary tools: an interactive database and a report covering the qualitative analysis of the market.

This Report Will Help Subscribers Answer Questions Such As:

  • What are the sales of empty hard capsules globally and in each of the key regions?
  • Which suppliers are active in the market, which products are they supplying, and what are their market shares?
  • What are the key polymers used?
  • What are the differences in consumption patterns between the pharma and supplements markets?
  • What are the average prices of various capsule types by region?
  • What is the forecast consumption from 2019 to 2024?


Report Contents

Global Executive Summary

  • Overview of key findings on a global level
  • Import-export analysis
  • Historical and future market assessment (2014-2024)

For Each of the Regions Covered in Detail (China, Europe, India, USA):

  • Introduction
    − Regional market for pharmaceutical/supplements products
    − Technology trends (capsules vs. other OSDFs, demand drivers for capsules in the pharmaceutical and supplements market)
    − Regulatory overview
  • Products
    − Overview of key suppliers and their offerings
  • Estimated consumption
    − Consumption figures (in units and value) for 2018 and 2019, market dynamics analysis
    − Split by polymer by sector (Rx, OTC, supplements) and customer type (CMO or brands)
  • Industry structure
    − Overview of the value chain and its developments
    − Competitive landscape
    − Evolution in market shares and rationales
  • Appraisal and outlook

Company Profiles

Detailed profiles of 10 EHC manufacturers will be provided, including:

  • Company overview
  • Product portfolio analysis
  • Production capacities
  • Service offerings/technical capabilities
  • Raw materials sourcing
  • Served markets (geographies and segments)
  • Sales and marketing
  • Outlook

* Subject to charter subscriber input

10 manufacturers to be profiled*:

  • ACG Capsules
  • Anhui Huangshan Capsule
  • CapCanada/Farmacapsulas
  • Capsugel/Lonza
  • EmboCaps
  • Er-Kang
  • Healsee
  • Qualicaps
  • Shanxi Guangsheng Medicinal Capsules
  • Sunloc

Scope & Benefits

Empty Hard Capsule: Market Analysis and Opportunities will provide a detailed independent appraisal of this complex and reshaping market of empty hard capsules in key consuming regions as well as on a global level. It will explore market opportunities and challenges for manufacturers of capsules. The results of the study are presented in two complementary tools: an interactive database allowing users to quickly browse the global data and a report covering the qualitative analysis of the market. Database data includes:

  • Consumption of EHC at a regional and global level, forecast to 2024
  • Split by major polymer types, namely gelatin (bovine/pork vs. fish), HPMC, pullulan, and others
  • Split by capsule size
  • Split of EHC by sector (Rx, OTC, supplements) and customer type (CMO vs. brands)
  • Split by technology (instant release/controlledr elease/liquid/inhalation/clinical capsule)
  • Split by suppliers

This report will help capsule suppliers identify opportunities and threats within the global market. It will also serve as an invaluable tool in the strategic planning process, helping subscribers to:

  • Develop business strategies by understanding the trends and developments that are driving the global EHC market
  • Design product development, marketing, and sales strategies
  • Develop market-entry and market expansion strategies
  • Understand the suppliers landscape and threats coming from new market entrants
  • Benchmark different geographies by historic and forecasted growth of the EHC market
  • Capitalize by identifying market segments poised for strong growth

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