Drug retail sales growth slowed online pharmacies or up to 6 billion 800 million yuan

2014 China Pharmaceutical retail industry information conference held yesterday in Boao. General data said that in 2013 China’s pharmaceutical retail market size 257 billion 100 million yuan, an increase of 11% over the previous year. But subject to a variety of factors, the market growth is expected to slow to 9% in 2014.

, however, the development of online pharmacies sales scale amazing. "Blue book China pharmaceutical industry analysis into the six end drug market (2013 ~ 2014)" data show that in 2014 online pharmacy transactions will from 4 billion 200 million yuan in 2013 the rapid rise to 6 billion 800 million yuan. It is understood that the first half of this year, the new B2C online pharmacies 43, as of June 30th, the total has reached 193.

Wu Han, general manager of health information, said the slowdown in the growth of online retail pharmacies on the pharmaceutical retail market as a drag on overall growth. With the expansion of the scope of medical insurance, improve the standard of compensation, part of the drug consumption back to the hospital terminal. Retail pharmacies affected by this, in 2013 fell to third from the top of the top second drugs, an increase of only higher than rural hospitals. Expected in 2014. Retail pharmacies are still facing the development of hospital resources to snatch, in the absence of new policy support or marketing model, the growth rate will fall to about 8%.

in fact, the above situation has been reflected in the rate of chain. 2013, the national retail pharmacy chain rate increased slightly to 42%, for the smooth growth of the flat for five consecutive years, but China is still relatively low concentration of chain pharmacies. In the prescription drugs intended to release the network is expected to sell, the importance of online pharmacies channels are further highlighted.

2014 China Pharmaceutical retail industry information conference held yesterday in Boao. General data said that in 2013 China’s pharmaceutical retail market size 257 billion 100 million yuan, an increase of 11% over the previous year. But subject to a variety of factors, the market growth is expected to slow to 9% in 2014.

, however, the development of online pharmacies sales scale amazing. "Blue book China pharmaceutical industry analysis into the six end drug market (2013 ~ 2014)" data show that in 2014 online pharmacy transactions will from 4 billion 200 million yuan in 2013 the rapid rise to 6 billion 800 million yuan. It is understood that the first half of this year, the new B2C online pharmacies 43, as of June 30th, the total has reached 193.

Wu Han, general manager of health information, said the slowdown in the growth of online retail pharmacies on the pharmaceutical retail market as a drag on overall growth. With the expansion of the scope of medical insurance, improve the standard of compensation, part of the drug consumption back to the hospital terminal. Retail pharmacies affected by this, in 2013 fell to third from the top of the top second drugs, an increase of only higher than rural hospitals. Expected in 2014. Retail pharmacies are still facing the development of hospital resources to snatch, in the absence of new policy support or marketing model, the growth rate will fall to about 8%.

in fact, the above situation has been reflected in the rate of chain. 2013, the national retail pharmacy chain rate increased slightly to 42%, for the smooth growth of the flat for five consecutive years, but China is still relatively low concentration of chain pharmacies. In the prescription drugs intended to release the network is expected to sell, the importance of online pharmacies channels are further highlighted.

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