Distribution on the pharmaceutical market in Poland 2016 Development forecasts for 2016-2020

Distribution on the pharmaceutical market in Poland 2016

Development forecasts for 2016-2020

Consult the wholesaler data and fact sheet provided with this publication to determine the value and extent of the operations of leading competitors on the Polish market for pharmaceutical distribution. The report also supplies profiles of top retail pharmacy chains and analysis of the impacts of various pharmaceutical industry regulations on sales and growth.

 

Readers will also benefit from detailed forecasts for continued development of this market from 2016-2020.

 

This document offers descriptions and analysis of…

  • Wholesaler operations on Poland’s pharmaceutical distribution market – value, sales data and financial status plus details on warehousing operations
  • Legal rules defining the parameters for pharmaceutical distribution, sales and pharmacy ownership in Poland
  • The total number of pharmacies operating in Poland in relation to the country’s population
  • Saturation level and market shares of top wholesalers
  • Most prominent pharmacy chains active on the Polish market.

 

Independent pharmacy chains in Poland…

 

In addition, this publication contains an informative supplement, Database of independent pharmacy chains in Poland in convenient Excel format. It provides crucial data that cover around 230 market leading pharmacy chains, supplying the reader with contact information. Selected pharmacy chains are organized by size, ranging from 9 outlets and fewer, 10-20 outlets, to more than 20 total stores. 

 

New data, analyses and information

 
In this edition of the report, PMR presents many interesting new information, indicators and analysis, including ...
 
Online distribution:
  • Value and growth forecasts for the market 
  • Detailed information about consumer behaviour (who is buying, what is the age of clients, what is most frequently purchased, etc.).
Non-pharmacy distribution:
  • Analysis of the retail distribution segment.
Pharmacy distribution:
  • Presentation of significant legal changes connected with the recent updates of the pharmaceutical law from December 2014 and April 2015.
Wholesale distribution:
  • Market shares of the biggest players in the market of pharmacies and hospitals
  • Characteristics of the strategies applied by individual companies
  • Presentation of significant legal changes connected with the recent updates of the pharmaceutical law from December 2014 and April 2015.
 

It answers your most frequently asked questions…

  • How have Poland’s leading distributors of pharmaceuticals responded to recent changes on the market?
  • How many pharmaceutical wholesalers are currently active on the Polish market?
  • What is the current total of pharmacies in Poland? How many pharmacies exist per resident?
  • What are the existing regulations with regard to pharmacy ownership in Poland?
  • Which trends are most visible on the current market?

 

Benefit from a wide range of exclusive report content…

  • Complete details on warehouse operations in Poland and other wholesaler attributes
  • Detailed data that describes the market for wholesale, pharmacy, non-pharmacy and online distribution of pharmaceuticals in Poland
  • Historical data describing the recent evolution of this market
  • Current value, sales figures and forecasts for distribution on the pharmaceutical market in Poland.

 

This report is a useful asset when…

  • Evaluating potential investment opportunities
  • Creating and adjusting corporate growth strategies
  • Planning new merger/acquisition activity
  • Launching a new pharmaceutical distribution enterprise in Poland
  • Comparing this market to other regional pharmaceutical distribution market.

 

PMR clients that depend on this document include…

  • Business that provide transport and logistics services
  • Investment professionals (local and global)
  • Retail pharmacy chains
  • Pharmaceutical distributors active in Poland
  • Pharmaceutical company executives and marketing professionals.

 

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  • Methodology
  • Executive summary
    • Wholesale distribution to pharmacies
    • Wholesale distribution to hospitals
    • Pharmacy distribution
    • Non-pharmacy distribution
    • Online distribution
  • Wholesale distribution
    • Distribution to pharmacies
      • Key events and trends in 2013-2015
      • Future key events and trends for 2015-2021
      • Number, types and location of wholesalers
    • Legal regulations
      • Procedure of granting a permit to operate
      • Requirements regarding facilities
      • Legal changes in 2015
    • Value of the market of wholesale distribution to pharmacies and development forecast for 2016-2021
    • Largest players on the pharmacy market
    • Profiles of selected leading players
    • Direct, DTP and exclusive distribution
      • Overview of the segment
      • Legal regulations
      • Logistics operators
    • Hospital distribution
      • Overview of the segment
      • Purchasing groups
      • Financial condition of hospitals
      • Value of distribution to hospitals and development forecasts for 2016-2021
      • Key players on the hospital market
  • Pharmacy distribution
    • Key events and trends
      • Expected trends and events in 2016-2021
    • Number and location of pharmacies
      • Number of pharmacies
      • Geographical distribution by city and voivodship
    • Pharmacy chains
      • Expansion of pharmacy chains
    • Franchise pharmacy chains
    • Pharmacy purchasing groups
    • Pharmacy points
    • Hospital pharmacies
    • Legal regulations
      • Legal changes in 2015
    • Official retail margins
    • Value of pharmacy distribution and development forecasts for 2016-2021
    • Profiles of selected leading pharmacy chains affiliated with wholesalers
    • Profiles of selected leading independent pharmacy chains
      • Pharmacy chains numbering over 20 outlets
      • Pharmacy chains numbering 10-20 outlets
      • Pharmacy chains numbering fewer than 10 outlets
  • Non-pharmacy distribution
    • Legal regulations
      • Premises standards and staff qualification requirements
      • Criteria for approving medicinal products for non-pharmacy retail sale
    • Value of non-pharmacy distribution market and development forecasts for 2016-2021
    • Entities distributing drugs via non-pharmacy channel
      • Wholesale distribution
      • Retail distribution
  • Online distribution
    • Key events and trends
      • Past event and trends
      • Future evets and trends
      • Consumer behaviour
    • Number of online pharmacies
    • Legal regulations
      • Key past legal changes
      • Possible future legal changes
    • Value of the online pharmacy market and development forecasts for 2016-2021
    • Leading players
      • Pharmacy recognisability
      • Number of users and reach
      • Opinions on pharmacies
    • Profiles of selected leading players
  • Parallel trade
    • Parallel imports
      • Legal regulations
      • Number of parallel import licences
      • Size of the market
      • Key players on the parallel trade market
      • Parallel exports

Graphs

  • Value of the market of wholesale distribution to pharmacies in Poland (PLN bn) and change (%), 2006-2021
  • Value of the market of wholesale distribution to hospitals in Poland (PLN bn) and change (%), 2006-2021
  • Value of the market of pharmacy distribution in Poland (PLN bn) and change (%), 2006-2021
  • Value of the OTC products non-pharmacy market in Poland (PLN bn) and change (%), 2009-2021
  • Estimated value of the online pharmacy market in Poland (PLN m) and change (%), 2007-2021
  • Location of pharmaceutical wholesalers’ warehouses in Poland, by voivodship (%), November 2015
  • Wholesale warehouses in Poland, by type of permit held (%), November 2015
  • Value of the market of wholesale distribution to pharmacies in Poland (PLN bn) and change (%), 2006-2021
  • Market shares of three largest players on the pharmaceutical wholesale market in Poland, by sales to pharmacies and hospitals (%) 2013 – Q1-Q3 2015
  • Plans of joining purchasing groups by public hospitals in Poland (%), 2012, 2014 I 2015
  • Most frequent reasons why hospitals do not plan to join purchasing groups in Poland (%), 2015
  • Date or expected date of joining a purchasing group in Poland (%), 2015
  • Purchasing group that hospitals have joined or are planning to join in Poland (%), 2015
  • Due debt of independent public healthcare centres in Poland (PLN bn) and change (%), Q1 2012-Q2 2015
  • Total debt of independent public healthcare centres in Poland (PLN bn) and change (%), Q1 2012-Q2 2015
  • NFZ’s spending on hospital treatment in Poland (PLN bn) and change (%), 2010-2016
  • NFZ’s spending on drug programmes in Poland (PLN bn) and change (%), 2010-2016
  • NFZ’s spending on chemotherapy in Poland (PLN bn) and change (%), 2010-2016
  • Value of the market of wholesale distribution to hospitals in Poland (PLN bn) and change (%), 2006-2021
  • Number of patients visiting average pharmacy in Poland, per year and per month, 2007-2015
  • Number of general pharmacies and pharmacy points in Poland, Q3 2012-October 2015
  • Share of pharmacy outlets in Poland (%), by type, November 2015
  • Number of general pharmacies in particular voivodships in Poland, November 2015
  • Number of general pharmacies in selected largest cities in Poland, November 2015
  • Number of residents per general pharmacy in Poland, by voivodship, November 2015
  • Number of residents per general pharmacy in selected largest cities in Poland, November 2015
  • Number of pharmacy chains and number of pharmacies participating in chains in Poland, Q3 2006-Q3 2015
  • Percentage of pharmacies belonging to pharmacy chains in Poland (%), 2005-2006 and Q3 2008-Q3 2015
  • Proportion of pharmacies belonging to pharmacy chains in Poland, by chain size (%), July 2013, July 2014 and September 2015
  • Number of pharmacy chains in Poland and change (%), 2005-October 2015
  • Share of individual and chain pharmacies in the retail pharmaceutical market in Poland (%), by value, Q3 2014
  • Number of pharmacy points in Poland, by voivodship, November 2015
  • Number of hospital pharmacies, hospital pharmaceutical divisions and onsite pharmacies of healthcare facilities in individual voivodships in Poland, November 2015
  • Average pharmacy margin in Poland (%), 2012- Q1-Q3 2015
  • Structure of pharmacy sales in Poland, by product group (%), 2014
  • Structure of pharmacy sales in Poland, by product group (%), by value, Q1-Q3 2015
  • Value of the pharmacy distribution market in Poland (PLN m) and change (%), 2006-2021
  • Selected largest pharmacy chains belonging to pharmaceutical wholesalers in Poland (number of outlets), November 2015
  • Value (PLN bn) and change (%) of the OTC products non-pharmacy market in Poland, 2009-2021
  • Non-pharmacy sales of OTC products in Poland, by product status and value share (%), 2011-2014
  • Share of main therapeutic categories of OTC drugs in the non-pharmacy market in Poland (%), by value, 2011 and 2014
  • Share of main therapeutic categories of OTC drugs in the non-pharmacy market in Poland (%), by volume, 2011 and 2014
  • Number of petrol stations owned by largest fuel companies in Poland, Q3 2015
  • Number of users (PLN ‘000) of online pharmacies in Poland, June 2013-January 2015
  • Percentage of users of brick-and-mortar and online pharmacies in Poland (%), October2015
  • Number of users of online pharmacies in Poland (‘000), by sex, 2012-2015
  • Reasons for choosing pharmacies in Poland (%), October2015
  • Categories of products most frequently purchased online in Poland (%), October 2015
  • Number of online pharmacies involved in mail order sale of medicinal products without prescription in individual voivodships in Poland, November 2015
  • Number of online pharmacies operating in Poland, September 2014 and August 2015
  • Number of online pharmacies operating in Poland, by type, August 2015
  • Number of online pharmacies operating in Poland relying on a pharmacy chain, by number of brick-and-mortar outlets, August 2015
  • Estimated value of the online pharmacy market in Poland (PLN m) and change (%), 2007-2021
  • Most recognisable online pharmacies in Poland (%), April 2015
  • Online pharmacies most often visited by Poles (%), October 2015
  • Most popular online pharmacies in Poland, by number of website visits (‘000), September 2015
  • Most popular online pharmacies in Poland, by Google search (‘000), 2015
  • Number of parallel import licences issued in Poland, 2004 – Q1-Q3 2015
  • Number of parallel import licences issued in Poland (%), by product status, 2014
  • Number of parallel import licences issued in Poland (%), by product status, Q1-Q3 2015
  • Parallel imports of medicines to Poland (%), by number of licences, 2014
  • Parallel imports of medicines to Poland (%), by number of licences, IQ1-Q3 2015
  • Value of the parallel imported drugs market in Poland (PLN m) and change (%), 2008-2013
  • Share of the pharmaceutical and hospital market in the parallel imports market in Poland (PLN m), 2008-2013
  • Polish market of parallel importers (%), by number of permits, 2014
  • Polish market of parallel importers (%), by number of permits, Q1-Q3 2015

 

Tables

  • Key events and market trends, and their impact on the market of wholesale distribution to pharmacies in Poland 2013-2015
  • Future reforms and trends in the market and their impact on the wholesale distribution market in Poland, 2015-2021
  • Number of pharmaceutical wholesalers’ warehouses licenced to trade in specific ranges of medicinal products in Poland, by type of product sold, November 2015
  • Number of single-specialty pharmaceutical wholesalers’ warehouses licenced to trade in specific ranges of medicinal products in Poland, by type of product sold, November
  • Market shares of largest players on the pharmaceutical wholesale market in Poland, by sales to pharmacies and hospitals (%), 2013-2014
  • Comparison of financial results of largest pharmaceutical wholesalers in Poland, 2014
  • Comparison of financial results of largest pharmaceutical wholesalers in Poland, Q1-Q3 2015
  • Examples of manufacturers using direct distribution or DTP on the Polish market
  • Key players in the hospital distribution market in Poland, 2015
  • Revenues of key players in the hospital distribution market (PLN m), change (%) and net profit (PLN m) in Poland, 2007-2014
  • Key events and market trends, and their impact on the pharmacy distribution market in Poland, 2015
  • Average monthly turnover of pharmacies in Poland (PLN ‘000) and change (%), 2012-September 2015
  • GIF proceedings regarding the so-called reverse distribution chain in Poland, 2009 – H1 2015
  • Future events and trends in the market and their impact on the pharmacy distribution market in Poland, 2016-2021
  • Plans of launching new outlets by selected pharmacy chains in Poland, 2015-2019
  • New outlets launched by selected pharmacy chains in Poland, January-November 2015
  • Comparison of pharmacy chains with individual pharmacies, 2014-2015
  • Share of pharmacy chains and individual pharmacies in sales value of particular groups of products in Poland (%), March-August 2015
  • Comparison of sales reported by chain and individual pharmacies in Poland (%), March-August 2015
  • Comparison of average prices of most popular OTC drugs in pharmacies in Poland (PLN), by pharmacy chain size, 2015
  • Number of outlets in selected franchise pharmacy chains in Poland, November 2015
  • Selected pharmacy purchasing groups operating in the pharmaceutical market in Poland, 2015
  • Official retail margins for reimbursed drugs in Poland, 2015
  • Number of stores for individual hypermarket chains in Poland, 2011-2016
  • Number of stores for selected supermarket chains in Poland, 2011-2016
  • Number of stores for individual discount chains in Poland, 2011-2016
  • Estimated number of stores in selected chains of small-format grocery stores in Poland, 2011-2016
  • Estimated number of stores in selected convenience chains in Poland, 2011-2016
  • Number of stores operated by major cosmetics retailers in Poland, 2011-2015
  • Key events and market trends, and their impact on the online distribution market in Poland, 2013-2015
  • Basic data regarding Poles’ shopping at online pharmacies, April 2015
  • Number of online pharmacy users in Poland (‘000), by voivodship, January 2015
  • Number of online pharmacy users in Poland, per 100,000 inhabitants of a given voivodship, January 2015
  • Percentage of Poles who saw or used individual forms of advertising of online pharmacies (%), October 2015
  • Future reforms and changes on the market and their impact on the online distribution market in Poland, 2016-2021
  • Number of users of online pharmacies in Poland (‘000), by age, 2012-2015
  • Online pharmacy users in Poland, by age and sex, October 2015
  • Percentage of persons buying drugs online in Poland (%), by age, 2008/2009-2014/2015
  • Percentage of persons buying drugs online in Poland (%), by education, 2008/2009-2014/2015
  • Percentage of persons buying drugs online in Poland (%), by professional status, 2008/2009-2014/2015
  • Percentage of persons buying drugs online in Poland (%), by income, 2008/2009-2014/2015
  • Percentage of persons buying drugs online in Poland (%), by place of residence, 2008/2009-2014/2015
  • Number of users of online pharmacies in Poland (‘000), by place of residence, 2012-2015
  • Summary of the most important legal regulations regarding distance selling of medicinal products in Poland, 2015
  • Most popular online pharmacies in Poland, by number of users (real users in ‘000), January, May and September 2014-2015
  • Most popular online pharmacies in Poland, by internet user reach (%), January, May and Spetember 2014-2015
  • Users’ opinions on 15 best rated online stores in the category of Medical products at Opineo.pl in Poland, 2014
  • Users’ opinions on 10 best rated pharmacies at Opineo.pl in Poland, November 2015
  • Number of permits for parallel imports into Poland for Rx drugs, by ATC category, Q1-Q3 2015
  • Number of parallel import licences for import to Poland of drugs used in inpatient treatment, by ATC category, Q1-Q3 2015
  • Number of parallel import licences for import to Poland of OTC drugs, by ATC category, Q1-Q3 2015
  • Value and volume of pharmacy sales and average price for parallel imported drugs in Poland, 2013 – Q1 2015