Indian Pharmaceutical Sector Analysis

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INTERNSHIP REPORT ON THE INDIAN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

PREPARED BY: VEDANT AHIR BFIA – 3

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
It would be unfair on my part if I do not pay due gratitude to the people who have been supportive till the end and have finally helped my project to come to an end. With this I would like to thank all those who have been the support system throughout the duration of my internship and for the completion of this project. Firstly, I would like to thank Mr. Varun Khandelwal who gave me this opportunity to work with his prestigious organization and helping me in correcting my mistakes whenever made any. He has been a source of inspiration and knowledge throughout and has made me learn a lot. I am also grateful to Mr.Vishal Bhawani who has been there always to clarify all my doubts and dilemmas without leaving any gap for uncertainty. His contributions towards the project are something I couldn’t have done without. Most efforts would have gone in vain had he not guided me throughout the project.

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OBJECTIVE OF STUDY
The main objective of project is to do fundamental analysis of a pharmaceutical of companies and also to study the present scenario of the Indian pharmaceutical industry. To collect information regarding the recent developments and achievements by individual companies of the sector, mainly in terms of patents and the mergers and current market performances. Analyze the information collected on sales, profit, earning per share, market price etc. of 10 companies belonging to the sector (companies chosen on the basis of data available). To do Ratio Analysis for the selected companies and make necessary comments on it so as to provide complete idea and core ideology of the company. So that investors can easily get idea about the fundamental analysis of pharmaceutical companies. To give final comments on profitability of different companies and to rank the companies on the basis of the ratios To give a clear indication of how the industry is expected to perform in the coming years.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY ___________________________________________3 Part 1: INTRODUCTION TO THE PHARMACEUTICAL SECTOR (GLOBAL AND DOMESTIC) ______________________________________________________6 1.1 Origins and Evolution……………………………………………………....................6 1.2 Global Scenario………………………………………………………………………..7 1.3 Pharmaceutical Industry Trend…………………………………………......................7 1.4 Major Countries Involved……………………………………………………………..7 1.5 Indian Pharmaceutical Industry…………………………………………………….....9 1.6 Industry Structure………………………………………………………......................9 1.7 Domestic Growth Drivers……………………………………………………………10 1.8 Domestic Sales & Exports……………………………………………………...........11 1.9 Pharmaceutical Regulatory Bodies in India………………………………………….13 1.10 Qualitative Analysis (P.E.S.T.L.E)…………………………………………………14 Part 2: PRICING OF DRUGS____________________________________________16 2.1 Pricing of Drugs (Overview)………………………………………………………...16 2.2 Prices of Patents and Generics……………………………………………………….17 2.3 Price Fixing, Control for Pricing ………………………………................................17 2.4 Challenges for Govt to Develop a New Approach…………………………………..18 2.5 Possible Solution…………………………………………………..............................18 2.6 The Need for a Third Way Approach………………………………………………..18 Part 3: PATENT & THE PATENTS AMENDMENT ACT____________________19 3.1 Patent…………………………………………………………………………………19 3.2 Background With Respect to Patents…………...........................................................20 3.3 The Global Institutions Responsible…………………………………………………21 3.4 Patents Amendment Act (2005)……………………………………………………...22 3.5 Necessary Implications………………………………………………………………23 3.6 Trips………………………………………………………………………………….24 3.7 Patenting cases in India………………………………………………………............25 3.8 Gain from Expiring Patents………………………………………………………….27

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Part 4: MERGER & ACQUISITONS IN THE INDIAN PHARMACEUTICAL...
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