Pharmaceutical and Export Promotion Council

New Delhi/ PIB News: Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council of India (Pharmexcil) was set up by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry in 2004 with a mandate to promote Pharmaceuticals exports and is playing the role of a facilitator in promoting exports of pharmaceutical products.

The Indian pharmaceutical industry, through participation in various trade events and fairs have been able to enhance its presence and exports of pharmaceutical products in countries across the world.  The value of pharmaceuticals exports during the last five years is as under:

India’s Pharma exports for Five years ending 2018-19                                       (In US $ million)
Year2014-152015-162016-172017-182018-19
Pharmaceuticals Exports1543316912167851728119134

List of export Promotional activities undertaken by Pharmexcil with the support of the Department of Commerce during the last five years is given below: 

List of export promotional activities undertaken by Pharmexcil with the support of Department of Commerce during the last 5 years

2014-15

S.No.Name Of The EventDateCountryBrief Particulars
1.Pharmaconex, Egypt01st – 03rd April, 2014Egypt23 Indian companies participated in the event
2.CPhI-China26th – 28th June, 2014China22 Companies participated in the event
3CPhI-Istanbul04th – 06th June, 2014TurkeyPharmexcilparticipated 1st time in the Event and 15 companies participated in the event
4Korea Pharma10th – 13th June, 2014South KoreaPharmexcilparticipated 2nd time in the event.  12 Companies have participated in the event
5Interphex05th – 07th JULY, 2014JapanPharmexcilorganized B2B and 15 companies participated in the event
6Expo-Cum-BSM In South America05th – 07th August, 2014Brazil15 Companies participated in the Event.
7Business Delegation Latin America07th – 20th August, 2014Bolivia,Peru,El Salvador And Guatemala27 Companies participated in the Event
8India Show At Russia,  Moscow24th – 25thSeptember, 2014Russia20 Companies participated in the Event and 120 Foreign Buyers have attended
9CPhI-Worldwide07th – 09th October, 2014ParisPharmexcilparticipated 9th time in the event and 35 companies participated
10Pharmtech25th – 28th Nov, 2014Russia                   2nd participation by Pharmexciland 10 Companies have taken part in the Event.
11Arab Health26th– 29th January, 2015DubaiThis is the 08th consecutive participation in the event.  48 companies participated in the event
12Business Delegation To East European Countries15th – 25th February, 2015Hungary, Romania, Czech RepublicPharmexcilorganized and 22 companies participated in the Event
13Expo-Cum-BSM in  Myanmar19th – 21st February, 2015Myanmar20 Companies participated in the Expo
14Business Delegation to CIS Countries08th – 18th MARCH, 2015Uzbekistan,Kyrgyzstan & Kazakhstan48 Indian Companies participated in the BSMs
15Business Delegation to ASEAN Countries11th – 20th MARCH, 2015Philippines, Cambodia & VietnamEXPO organized in Vietnam and BSM in other 2 countries. 45 Companies participated
16Engredia06th – 08th MARCH, 2015USA10 Companies participated in the Event
17IPHEX21st – 23rd May, 2014India300 Indian Exhibitors and 620 Foreign Delegates have participated
18BSMs In Vibrant Gujarat09th-11th January, 2015India120 Indian delegates and 70 Overseas have attended the BSMs
19Bio Asia05th – 07thFebruary, 2015India24 Overseas and 60 Indian Delegates attended the event

2015-16

S.No.Name Of The EventDateCountryBrief Particulars
1Pharmaconex18th-20th April,2015EgyptPharmexcil participated for the 3rd consecutive year and orgnaized India Pavilion. 23 companies participated
2CPhI-China24th-26th ,June,2015ChinaParticipated for the 5th consecutive year and organized India Pavilion. 23 companies
3Korea Pharma21st -24th April,2015South KoreaPharmexcil participated for the 3rd consecutive year and orgnaized India Pavilion. 12 companies participated
4Iran Health15th-18th May,2015IranPharmexcil participated   and orgnaized India Pavilion. 20 companies participated
5CPhI-Istanbul03rd– 05thJune,2015TurkeyPharmexcil participated for the 2nd consecutive year and orgnaized India Pavilion. 26 companies participated
6BSM – Cum – EXPO IN LAC COUNTRIES23rdAugust – 05thSeptember,15Peru,Paraguay,Chile and ArgentinaPharmexcil has organized BSM-cum-Expo in Peru and BSMs in 3 LAC Countries. 42companies participated in the event
7CPhI-Worldwide13th-15thOctober,2015Spain10th participation of the Pharmexcil in the event.  50 companies participated in the event
8Expo-Cum-BSM In Russia & BSM In Belarus & Uzbekistan24thFebruary – 05thMarch, 2016Russia, Belarus & UzbekistanPharmexcil organized BSM cum Expo in Russia followed BSMs in 2 countries. 75 companies participated in the Event.
9Arab Health 201625th – 28th January,2016DubaiPharmexcil participated for the 9th consecutive year and organized India Pavilion. 51 companies participated
10Vita Food05th-7th May 2015SwitzerlandPharmexcil participated for the 6th consecutive year and orgnaized India Pavilion. 10 companies participated
11IPHEX-Africa And BSM In Nigeria18th-19thFebruary2016NigeriaPharmexcil organized Expo in Nigeria. 84 companies participated
12IPHEX13th  – 15th May, 2015India3rd edition of IPHEX was held at Mumbai .401 Indian companies exhibited. 550 Overseas buyers taken part in the event.
13Business Delegation to ASEAN Countries13th-23rd  March ,16Cambodia,Vietnam & ThailandPharmexcil organized Business delegation to Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand and 35 Indian Companies participated
14Supplyside – West07th – 08thOctober, 2015SwitzerlandPharmexcil participated in the Exhibition and 10 Indian Companies participated
15BSM at India Pharma Expo07th -09th January, 2016 IndiaPharmexcil participated in the Event  and 100 Indian Companies and 20 Foreign Buyers participated

2016-17.

S.No.Name Of The EventDateCountryBrief Particulars
1Pharmaconex19th-21st April, 2016EgyptPharmexcil participated for the 4th consecutive year and orgnaized India Pavilion. 23 companies participated
2CPhI-Japan20th-22nd April, 2016JapanPharmexcil participated in the event and 15 companies participated
3Korea Pharma26th-29th April, 2016South KoreaPharmexcil participated for the 4th consecutive year and orgnaized India Pavilion. 19 companies participated
4Vita Food10th-12th May, 2016SwitzerlandPharmexcil participated for the 7th consecutive year and orgnaized India Pavilion. 10 companies participated
5Iran Health15th-18th May, 2016IranPharmexcil participated   and orgnaized India Pavilion. 20 companies participated
6CPhI-Istanbul01st-03rd June, 2016TurkeyPharmexcil participated for the 3RD consecutive year and orgnaized India Pavilion. 13 companies participated
7AAPI – USA01st-03rd July, 2016USAPharmexcil participated 1st time in the Event
8IPHEX– LATAM & BSM in Lac Countries24thAugust, – 02ndSeptember, 2017Peru,Colombia,Mexico, PanamaPharmexcil has organized BSM-cum-Expo in Peru and BSMs in 3 LAC Countries. 25 companies participated in the event
9CPhI-Worldwide4th-6th October, 2016Spain11th participation of the Pharmexcil in the event.  45 companies participated in the event
102nd European World Ayurveda Congress15th-18thOctober, 2016Germany1st time Pharmexcil participated in the Exhibition
11Expo-Cum-BSM in Russia & BSM in Maldova and Kazakhstan22nd November – 10th December 2016Russia, Moldova & KazakhstanPharmexcil organized BSM cum Expo in Russia followed BSMs in 2 countries. 50 companies participated in the Event.
12Arab Health 201728th January,  – 01stFebruary, 2017DubaiPharmexcil participated for the 11th consecutive year and organized India Pavilion. 35 companies participated
13CPhI-China21st-23rd June, 2016ChinaParticipated for the 6th consecutive year and organized India Pavilion. 19 companies
14IPHEX-Africa and BSM in Zambia and Tanzania13th-21st February, 2017Ethiopia,Zambia,TanzaniaPharmexcil organized Expo in Ethiopia and BSMs in 2 countries. 40 companies participated
15IPHEX27th-29th April,2016India4th edition of IPHEX was held at Mumbai during 27-29th April 2016. 300 Indian companies exhibited. 600 Overseas buyers taken part in the event.

2017-18

S.No.Name Of The EventDateCountryBrief Particulars
1.Pharmaconex, Egypt08th-10th, February, 2017Egypt19 Indian companies participated in the event
2.CPhI-China20th-22nd  June,17China20 Companies participated in the event
3LATAM-Peru27th August – 09thSeptember, 2017Peru,Colombia, El SalvadorPharmexcil organized BSM-cum Expo in Peru and BSMs in Colombia, El Salvador and 30 companies participated in the Event
4CPhI-Worldwide24th – 26th October, 2017GermanyPharmexcil participated 12th time in the event and 52 companies participated
5Arab Health28th – 31st, January 2018DubaiThis is the 12th consecutive participation in the event.  60 companies participated in the event
4BSMs in Africa18th-28th February, 2018Congo,Nigeria And Cote D’ IvoirePharmexcil organized first time BSM cum Expo in Africa and 49 companies participated in the event
5IPHEX27th-29th April, 2017India5TH edition of the event and 300 Indian companies and 650 Foreign Buyers participated
6CPhI-India28th-30th November, 17India12TH time Pharmexcil participated in the Event.  106 companies participated in the event
7International Arogya04th– 07thDecember, 17India70 overseas and 130 Indian participants have taken part in the event

2018-19

S.No.Name of the eventDateCountryBrief Particulars
1.CPhI Japan18th-20th April, 2018JapanPharmexcil organised India pavilion at CPHI, Japan and 20 Indian companies participated.
2.IPHEX8th-10th May, 2018IndiaIPHEX (International Exhibition for Pharma and Healthcare) held at New Delhi where over 360 exhibitors, 900 overseas delegates and 1500 visitors attended.
3.CPhI China21st-23rd June, 2018ChinaPharmexcil organised India pavilion and 21 Indian companies participated in the exhibition.
4.International business and regulatory meet20th-22nd August, 2018ChinaPharmexcil with 27 Indian companies participated in the meet and interacted with over 200 Chinese companies.
5.Maghreb Pharma Expo17th-19th September, 2018AlgeriaPharmexcil participated with 17 Indian companies in Maghreb Pharma Expo and exporters aware of opportunities for APIs nutraceuticals pharma missionary.
6.Iran Pharma24th-27th September, 2018IranIn view of good exporting opportunities available for API exporters and contract manufacturing opportunities, Pharmexcil organised pavilion in this events wherein 19 Indian companies participated.
7.Business delegation to LAC3rd-14th September, 2018Brazil, Guatemala and HondurasTo promote Indian pharma exports to LAC region, Pharmexcil took the delegation with 21 Indian companies as participants.
8.CPhI Worldwide9th-11th October, 2018SpainPharmexcil participated with 55 Indian companies and organised India pavilion.
9.Business delegation to CIS countries17th Nov-1st Dec, 2018Russia, Turkmenistan and UkraineDelegation of Indian Pharma companies led by Pharmexcil held Buyer Seller Meets and interactive meetings with Government officials. 23 Indian companies participated in the event
10.CPhI India12th-14th December, 2018IndiaPharmexcil organised a pavilion with 116 stalls wherein 108 companies participated.
11.RBSM at World Arogya Congress18th-20th December, 2018IndiaPharmexcil organised Reverse Buyer Seller Meet (RBSM) wherein 17 overseas buyers from 6 countries were invited for the meet and over 17 Indian delegates interacted with them.
12.Arab Health28th-30 January, 2019DubaiPharmexcil organised India pavilion and 63 Indian pharma companies participated.
13.Trade Delegation to ASEAN countries Philippines, Indonesia and VietnamPharmexcil organised a trade delegation and held Buyer Seller Meets wherein 24 Indian companies participated.
14.IPHEX Africa and Buyer Seller Meets in Uganda and Sudan6th-16th March, 2019Nigeria, Uganda and SudanPharmexcil participated in 3rd addition of IPHEX Africa in Nigeria and organised BSMs (Buyer Seller Meets) in Uganda and Sudan. 53 Indian companies participated in the events.