Market Review

Oriola-KD estimates that its share of the Finnish pharmaceutical wholesale market is 46 per cent and the share of the Swedish pharmaceutical wholesale market is 39 per cent. Oriola-KD owns over 300 pharmacies in Sweden. Oriola-KD’s market share of the pharmaceutical retail market in Sweden is about 19 per cent.

In 2014, the annual value of the pharmaceutical market in Finland, Sweden and the Baltic countries was together about EUR 6 billion in wholesale prices. It is estimated that the Finnish pharmaceutical market will grow by an average of 2.6 per cent a year and that the Swedish pharmaceutical market will remain the same during 2013-2018.


Pharmaceutical Market in Sweden

  • Market size ~3 billion euros
  • 1336 pharmacies

Pharmaceutical Market in Finland

  • Market size  ~2 billion euros
  • 814 pharmacies

Pharmaceutical Market in the Baltic Countries

  • Market size  ~1 billion euros

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Operating Environment 2014


  • Size of markets
    ~3 EUR billion
  • Wholesale market
    position 2
  • Retail market position 3


  • Size of markets
    ~2 EUR billion
  • Wholesale market
    position 2


  • Size of markets
    ~1 EUR billion