The accompanying list shows which countries export globally the most pharmaceutical products by value. In 2016, world pharmaceuticals exports were US$505.6 billion.
African Exporters

Africa exported $955.8 million worth of pharmaceuticals led by the following countries:

  1. South Africa: $419.2 million
  2. Egypt: $288.2 million
  3. Morocco: $101.5 million
  4. Mauritius: $33.4 million
  5. Tunisia: $24.1 million
  6. Senegal: $20.5 million
  7. Kenya: $17 million
  8. Botswana: $15.9 million
  9. Swaziland: $6.9 million
10. Djibouti: $5.3 million
Asian Exporters

Asia exported $36.5 billion worth of pharmaceuticals led by the following countries:

  1. India: $13 billion
  2. China: $7 billion
  3. Singapore: $5.6 billion
  4. Japan: $4.1 billion
  5. South Korea: $2.4 billion
  6. Hong Kong: $1.4 billion
  7. Turkey: $827.1 million
  8. Indonesia: $566.3 million
  9. Thailand: $461.4 million
10. Taiwan: $457.5 million
European Union (EU) Exporters

European Union exported $325.6 billion worth of pharmaceuticals led by the following EU members:

  1. Germany: $77.1 billion
  2. Belgium: $42 billion
  3. United Kingdom: $32.9 billion
  4. Ireland: $31.8 billion
  5. France: $30.1 billion
  6. Netherlands: $29.5 billion
  7. Italy: $21.2 billion
  8. Denmark: $12.5 billion
  9. Spain: $10.8 billion
10. Austria: $8.7 billion
Latin American and Caribbean Exporters

Latin America (excluding Mexico) and the Caribbean exported $4.6 billion worth of pharmaceuticals led by the following countries:

  1. Brazil: $1.2 billion
  2. Argentina: $906.5 million
  3. Panama: $454.9 million
  4. Colombia: $426.9 million
  5. Guatemala: $308.7 million
  6. Dominican Republic: $294 million
  7. Costa Rica: $266.7 million
  8. Chile: $166.1 million
  9. Uruguay: $147.4 million
10. El Salvador: $138.5 million
Middle Eastern Exporters

Middle East exported $8.6 billion worth of pharmaceuticals led by the following countries:

  1. Israel: $6.7 billion
  2. Jordan: $719.5 million
  3. Saudi Arabia: $512.7 million
  4. United Arab Emirates: $443.3 million
  5. Iran: $55.7 million
  6. Lebanon: $54 million
  7. Oman: $50.1 million
  8. Kuwait: $24.1 million
  9. Qatar: $8.6 million
10. Palestine: $8 million
North American Exporters

North America exported $57.1 billion worth of pharmaceuticals led by the following countries:

  1. United States: $47.1 billion
  2. Canada: $8.4 billion
  3. Mexico: $1.6 billion
Oceanian Exporters

Oceania exported $2.7 billion worth of pharmaceuticals led by the following countries:

  1. Australia: $2.4 billion
  2. New Zealand: $302.4 million
  3. Fiji: $2.7 million
  4. Tokelau: $187,000
  5. Vanuatu: $89,000
  6. Tuvalu: $73,000
  7. French Polynesia: $72,000
  8. New Caledonia: $50,000
  9. Nauru: $40,000
10. Papua New Guinea: $17,000
The accompanying list identifies exporters with the fastest-growing international sales of pharmaceuticals from 2012 to 2016. Overall, the 5-year percentage gain for this exported product category was 7.7%.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis

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