• Date of issue: February 2016
  • Delivery: PDF

Distribution on the pharmaceutical market in Russia 2016

Analysis of distribution channels and growth prospects

This report is a valuable resource for professionals who need to focus on the Russian market for pharmaceutical distribution. It provides valuable data for the market's wholesale, pharmacy, non-pharmacy and online channels
The document examines market conditions, current regulations governing the business, proposed changes in law, and features informative profiles of the key wholesalers and retail pharmacy chains operating in Russia. It also includes updates on the market's latest trends and noteworthy events with analysis of their impacts on the drug distribution segment in Russia.

What is the content of PMR’s report on pharmaceutical distribution in Russia?

  • Analysis of key pharma distribution segments: wholesale and pharmacy
  • Detailed company profiles that reveal the size and earnings of Russia's top pharmaceutical distributors (both pharmacy chains and wholesalers)
  • Number of pharmacies belonging to leading pharmacy chains
  • Market shares of top pharmaceutical wholesalers
  • Prospects for market growth in the years ahead
  • Level of saturation on the pharmaceutical distribution market in Russia
  • Russian government regulations regarding to the pharma distribution in Russia.

What’s new in edition 2016 of the report? 


Significant changes regarding all key information about Russia, including:

  • Market shares of pharmaceutical wholesalers, their financial revenues and impact of the economic crisis on their financial condition
  • Market shares and outlets’ number of key pharmacy chains, both in drugs and non-drugs segments, as well as in most important regions
  • Legal changes affecting the online and non-pharmacy sales

New content regarding Russia includes:

  • Breakdown of sales of the largest pharmaceutical wholesalers operating in Russia by retail and by hospital subgroups
  • Analysis of the most important M&A transactions in the pharmacy segment
  • Total number of facilities engaged in retail trade
  • Largest public pharmacy chains
  • Expansion strategies of key pharmacy chains.

Did you know that...?

  • Two national distributors (Oriola sold its business to Aptechnaya Set 36,6 in December 2014, and Imperia Pharma announced its bankruptcy in the summer of 2015) left the market; this facilitated further market consolidation in Russia because other large distributors took over the shares of these companies.
  • R-Pharm is the undoubted leader on the public procurement market in Russia.
  • Russian pharmacy chains are building a multi-format network.
  • Online trading in drugs is formally forbidden in Russia. 

Who benefits from the analysis? 

This document was compiled for sales, marketing and business development executives from:
  • Domestic and international pharmacy chains active in Russia or willing to enter the Russian market
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturers with a presence in Russia
  • Wholesalers active in the country or willing to enter the market
  • Logistics and transport services suppliers
  • Investment funds, banking, brokerage firms and groups seeking potential opportunities in Russia
  • Business consulting and research companies
  • Government offices, educational institutions, chambers of commerce and trade organisations.

Why to buy the report? 

The report is especially useful when:
  • Monitoring the pharmaceutical distribution market in Russia
  • Analysing the competition
  • Looking for pharmaceutical suppliers in Russia
  • Starting a new pharmaceutical business in Russia
  • Locating possible merger or acquisition targets
  • Assessing possible growth in each segment of this market
  • Seeking new business possibilities.
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  • General overview of the distribution market in Russia 
  • Wholesale distribution in Russia
    • Main trends and events
    • Number of pharmaceutical wholesalers
    • Vertical integration
    • Legal regulations
    • Sales structure
    • Largest market players
      • Profiles of leading players
  • Pharmacy distribution in Russia
    • Main trends and events
    • Number of pharmacies
    • Legal regulations
    • Sales structure
    • Pharmacy chains
      • By sales value
      • By number of outlets
    • Largest market players
      • Profiles of leading players
  • Non-pharmacy distribution in Russia
    • Legal regulations
  • Online distribution in Russia
    • Legal regulations
    • Online pharmacies