Wine is one of the utmost popular drinks consumed worldwide. The escalating demand for wine, because of its unusual taste and health assistances is one of the key aspects boosting the growth of the global wine market. The global wine mar…
BMI View: Finland will remain amongst the wealthiest countries in the world in real GDP per capita
terms, which together with an aging population and a preference for patented medicines, will keep
pharmaceutical spending high. However, long-term economic stagnation lies ahead which may push the
government to continue to implement additional cost containment measures, therefore creating further
revenue earning challenges for drugmakers.
Headline Expenditure Projections
? Pharmaceuticals: EUR2.98bn (USD3.30bn) in 2015 to EUR3.09bn (USD3.31bn) in 2016;+3.8% in
local currency terms and +0.1% in US dollar terms. Forecast unchanged from last quarter.
? Healthcare: EUR19.50bn (USD21.63bn) in 2015 to EUR20.12bn (USD21.53bn) in 2016; +3.2% in local
currency terms and -0.5% in US dollar terms. Forecast revised upwards slightly from last quarter.