The Spanish API industry is leader in Europe and a strategic industrial sector due to the importance of what it produces, the raw materials for the pharmaceutical industry

KEY FACTS

Spanish API manufacturers represented by AFAQUIM are production leaders in Europe. Spain is the third European country in production, and represents 5% of the world production of these raw materials that represent the first and necessary link of the pharmaceutical industry. We are one of the strategic sectors for Europe.

Socio-economic impact in Europe

Manufacturers

Employees

API's produced

Spain and Italy

Main producers of generic APIs in the EU

API production in the world

60,5%

Asia

27,9%

Western Europe

4,6%

North America

7%

Rest of the world

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