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N.M. Varshini, M. Manonmani


This paper analyzes the international market share, comparative export performance and net foreign inflow rate in pharmaceutical industry in India during 2000-2014. Tools such as comparative export performance index, market share and net foreign inflow rate index were calculated. It was found that there existed weak competitiveness in the export of pharmaceuticals in India during the reference period under study. The ratios of international competitiveness were strengthened to a limited extent since IMS scales up with wider fluctuations. Pharmaceutical industry had positive results in net foreign inflow rate throughout the reference period.


Export Performance, Competitiveness, Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharma, Pharma export, Pharma performance, Indian pharma.

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