Artemisinin is a sesquiterpene lactone containing an unusual peroxide bridge which possesses the most rapid action of all current drugs against Plasmodium falciparum malaria. It is isolated from the plant Artemisia annua, sweet wormwood, an herb employed in Chinese traditional medicine. It can now also be produced using genetically engineered yeast.
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The global average price of Artemisinin is suffering changing every year, in 2011 the price of artemisinin is 896.7 USD/Kg, and in 2015 it changed to 221.6 USD/Kg.
The classification of Artemisinin includes Extraction from Artemisia annua, Semisynthetic Artemisinin, and the proportion of Extraction from Artemisia annua in 2015 is about 84%, and the proportion of Semisynthetic Artemisinin is nearly 16%.
Artemisinin is widely used in Antimalarial Injections and Antimalarial Tablets. The most proportion of Artemisinin is Antimalarial Tablets, and the consumption in 2015 is 173 MT.
China is the largest producer in the world, but its market share has decreased in recent years, in 2015 the market share of China is about 55%. Besides China, Europe, Vietnam and Africa also produce artemisinin; the total market share of these regions is around 39%. The total production of artemisinin is fluctuant in last five years, due to the charities such as World Health Organization (WHO) purchased a large number of anti-malarial drugs to Africa in 2012 and 2013, artemisinin industry grew rapidly with 28% annual growth, output reached 219.6 MT in 2012 and 281.3 MT in 2013.
Europe and India are the main consumption regions ...
Table of Contents
1 Market Overview
1.1 Artemisinin Introduction
1.2 Market Analysis by Type
1.2.1 Extraction from Artemisia annua
1.2.2 Semisynthetic Artemisinin
1.3 Market Analysis by Applications
1.3.1 Antimalarial Injections
1.3.2 Antimalarial Tablets
1.4 Market Analysis by Regions
1.4.1 North America (United States, Canada and Mexico)
18.104.22.168 United States Market States and Outlook (2014-2024)
22.214.171.124 Canada Market States and Outlook (2014-2024)
126.96.36.199 Mexico Market States and Outlook (2014-2024)
1.4.2 Europe (Germany, France, UK, Russia and Italy)
188.8.131.52 Germany Market States and Outlook (2014-2024)
184.108.40.206 France Market States and Outlook (2014-2024)
220.127.116.11 UK Market States and Outlook (2014-2024)
18.104.22.168 Russia Market States and Outlook (2014-2024)
22.214.171.124 Italy Market States and Outlook (2014-2024)
1.4.3 Asi ...