Ever wonder which countries export the most pharmaceutical products? See the list, which also shows each exporter's percentage of global pharmaceutical products exports within parenthesis. In 2015, world pharmaceutical products exports were US$497.2 billion.
African Exporters

Africa exported $708.7 million worth of pharmaceutical products led by the following countries:

  1. South Africa: $400.1 million
  2. Egypt: $140.6 million
  3. Kenya: $39 million
  4. Mauritius: $34.5 million
  5. Morocco: $24.9 million
  6. Tunisia: $18.9 million
  7. Uganda: $12.3 million
  8. Botswana: $6 million
  9. Ghana: $4.6 million
10. Senegal: $4.4 million
Asian Exporters

Asia exported $35.5 billion worth of pharmaceutical products led by the following countries:

  1. India: $12.5 billion
  2. China: $6.9 billion
  3. Singapore: $6.8 billion
  4. Japan: $3.4 billion
  5. South Korea: $2 billion
  6. Hong Kong: $920.6 million
  7. Turkey: $878.8 million
  8. Indonesia: $495.2 million
  9. Thailand: $438.9 million
10. Taiwan: $419.3 million
European Exporters

Europe exported $389.1 billion worth of pharmaceutical products led by the following countries:

  1. Germany: $76.5 billion
  2. Switzerland: $60.6 billion
  3. Belgium: $43.2 billion
  4. United Kingdom: $35.9 billion
  5. Ireland: $31.8 billion
  6. France: $29.9 billion
  7. Netherlands: $28.3 billion
  8. Italy: $22 billion
  9. Denmark: $11.7 billion
10. Spain: $11.3 billion
Latin American and Caribbean Exporters

Latin America exported $4.6 billion in pharmaceutical products led by the following countries:

  1. Brazil: $1.3 billion
  2. Argentina: $1 billion
  3. Colombia: $504 million
  4. Guatemala: $312 million
  5. Dominican Republic: $308.8 million
  6. Costa Rica: $256 million
  7. Chile: $199 million
  8. Uruguay: $147.5 million
  9. El Salvador: $124.1 million
10. Cuba: $83.5 million
Middle Eastern Exporters

Middle East exported $8.3 billion worth of pharmaceutical products led by the following countries:

  1. Israel: $6.5 billion
  2. Jordan: $635.6 million
  3. Saudi Arabia: $474.7 million
  4. United Arab Emirates: $447.8 million
  5. Oman: $48 million
  6. Iran: $44.8 million
  7. Kuwait: $26.9 million
  8. Lebanon: $26.4 million
  9. Qatar: $13.4 million
10. Palestine: $5.8 million
North American Exporters

North America exported $56.9 billion worth of pharmaceutical products led by the following countries:

  1. United States: $47.3 billion
  2. Canada: $7.6 billion
  3. Mexico: $2 billion
Oceanian Exporters

Oceania exported $2 billion worth of pharmaceutical products led by the following countries:

  1. Australia: $1.7 billion
  2. New Zealand: $288.2 million
  3. Fiji: $2.1 million
  4. New Caledonia: $1.2 million
  5. Tokelau: $811,000
  6. Marshall Islands: $277,000
  7. Vanuatu: $62,000
  8. French Polynesia: $55,000
  9. Northern Mariana Islands: $52,000
10. American Samoa: $15,000
The accompanying list identifies exporters with the fastest-growing international sales of pharmaceutical products from 2011 to 2015. Overall, the 5-year percentage gain for this exported product category was 6.3%.
Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis

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