The Top 50 Global Pharma Companies 2020

The Pharm Exec magazine recently published its 20th annual ranking of the Global Top 50 Pharma companies for 2020. These companies were ranked based on sales in 2019. Switzerland-based Roche(RHHBY) was the world’s number one drug company. The second place also went to another Swiss firm, Novartis(NVS).  The next three spots were taken by American firms – Pfizer(PFE), Merck(MRK) and Bristol Myers Squibb(BMY). The only non-European and non-American firm in the top 10 list was Takeda of Japan.

The Top 50 Global Pharma firms of 2020 are shown in the tables below:

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Source: Pharma Exec

Other notable firms in the above list include AstraZeneca(AZN), Amgen(AMGN), Gilead(GILD), Novo Nordisk(NVO). Abbott Labs(ABT) and Biogen(BIIB).


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