Antisera Market Overview in the United Kingdom
In value terms, antisera production amounted to $282M in 2010 estimated in export prices. Overall, antisera production continues to indicate a drastic shrinkage. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010 with an increase of 11% y-o-y. Over the period under review, antisera production reached its maximum level at $340M in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2010, production failed to regain its momentum.
The revenue of the antisera market in the UK amounted to $3.7B in 2010, approximately equating the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Over the period under review, antisera consumption, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the market value increased by 78% year-to-year. In that year, the antisera market reached its peak level of $6.4B. From 2009 to 2010, the growth of the antisera market failed to regain its momentum.