Statistics of Production by Pharmaceutical Industry

Statistics of Production by Pharmaceutical Industry

Source: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
http://www.mhlw.go.jp/toukei/index.html

*Final products basis
*Shipment price basis

1) Amount of Production


Important Notes:
 Export=Exported final products (direct exports only)
 Import=Imported final products + Imported preparations that are subdivided in Japan
・Following cases are excluded from export:
  1)products sold from marketing authorization holders to exporters in Japan,
  2)preparations exported and destined to local production in foreign countries
・Figures for import and export are used for statistics aimed at the clarification of Japan’s
  production power  and other conditions,
 therefore not suitable for use to identify trade conditions.

2)  Amount and proportion of prescription drugs in total production

3) Breakdown by top 10 therapeutic categories in 2015