DUBLIN, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets announces the addition of "Global Animal Health Market Report: 2012 Edition" to its catalogue.
Economic development and related increases in disposable income, particularly in many emerging markets; increasing pet ownership; increasing demand for improved nutrition, particularly animal protein; increased focus on food safety and need for greater livestock production efficiency are major factors driving the animal health market. North America is the largest animal health market followed by Europe, Asia and Latin America.
The animal health care industry in Europe is majorly dominated by France, Germany, Spain and the UK. Within Asia, countries like Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and South Korea are developed markets and are characterized by extremely strict regulations. Demand for animal health products is more in emerging markets like India, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and Taiwan.
Animal health products are subject to extensive and increasingly stringent regulations. The animal health sector is highly competitive with top 10 players accounting for around 80% of the total market in 2011. Major market players include Pfizer, Merck, Merial, Elanco and Bayer.
The report analyzes the global animal health market, with focus on its major segments. It also analyzes some of the major regional markets, including the US, the UK, China and India. The report discusses the major drivers and issues being experienced by the animal health market worldwide. It profiles the top three players in the global animal health market, along with their business strategies.
Key Topics Covered
1. Animal Healthcare
1.2 Animal Health Products-Value Chain Analysis
2. Global Animal Health Market
2.1 Market Size
2.2 Geographic Segmentation
2.3 Market Segmentation by Species
2.3.1 Food Producing Animals
2.3.2 Companion Animals
2.4 Market Segmentation by Products
3. Regional Analysis
3.1 North America
4. Growth Drivers
4.1 Rise in Protein Consumption
4.2 R&D is Less Expensive and Faster
4.3 Rising Cases of Zoonotic and Foodborne Diseases
5. Market Challenges
5.1 Strict Regulations
5.2 Entry Barriers for Start-ups
6. Competitive Landscape
7. Company Profiles
List of Charts and Tables
- Merck and Co.
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