The products of clinical nutrition are kind of pharmaceutical products that helps in keeping patient healthy. They assist to recover metabolic system of the body by through adequate supplements viz. vitamins and minerals, and others. Increasing instances of lifestyle and chronic diseases as well as growing population which needs malnutrition treatment are the key factors driving the market growth of the clinical nutrition. The global market for clinical nutrition accounted revenues worth US$19.4 Bn in 2014, which are likely to raise up to US$54.2 Bn by 2020 end. Over the forecast period 2014-2020, the global clinical nutrition market will expand at a CAGR of 18.70%.
Key Market Dynamics
The global market for clinical nutrition is growing owing due to higher birth rate, increasing no. of malnutrition victims receiving treatment, and higher no. of premature births. Globally, the progressive impact of increasing population of baby boomers is projected to remain intermediate in the coming years as the life expectancy is expected to rise with improving health standards. The impact of premature birth rate and high birth is projected to rise in the future. Owing to awareness and better facilities, the no. of premature fatal deaths is anticipated to decrease. In infant category, growing demand for clinical nutrition is estimated to provide more growth opportunities for global clinical nutrition market.
However, certain restraints viz. lack of awareness for clinical nutrition and stringent regulations are hampering the market growth for clinical nutrition. At the same time, in pediatric category, rising demand for clinical nutrition is emerging as a budding opportunity for the market of clinical nutrition. Increased home care usage of nutritional products is estimated to create more market demand for clinical nutrition over the forecast period.
The global clinical nutrition market is segmented on the basis of enteral nutrition type, infant nutrition type, and parenteral nutrition type. Among these, the segment of infant nutrition is further categorized into soy-based, milk-based, probiotic/prebiotic, organic, and others. Also, the segment of enteral nutrition is classified into enteral and standard nutrition for chronic illnesses.
Based on geographical region, the global clinical nutrition market is segmented into North America, Europe, APAC and Rest of the World (RoW). Among these, APAC is the largest market for clinical nutritional products globally. Countries having high birth rate viz. India and China is anticipated to fuel the market demand for clinical nutrition products, specifically that of infant nutrition products. According to the World Bank Group, the birth rate was highest in India, followed by China in APAC region in 2012. The U.K. and France had the highest birth rate in Europe in the same year.
Key Market Players
Some of the key players in clinical nutrition market include Baxter International Inc., B. Braun Melsungen AG, Groupe Danone, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, Nestlé SA, Hospira Inc, Perrigo Company Plc, Abbott Laboratories, H. J. Heinz Company, Fresenius Kabi AG, among others.
Nutrition provides required amount of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, water, and minerals needed for proper functioning of cellular and physiological activities for maintaining energy balance in the body. Increasing instances of lifestyle and chronic diseases as well as growing increasing population receiving treatment for malnutrition are the key factors driving the market growth of the clinical nutition. Persistence Market Research’s recently published report on the global clinical nutrition market provides an extensive assessment of the market, evaluating the growth prospects for a six-year forecast period 2014-2020. It comprises key trends and restraints impacting the overall market growth, recent trends and upcoming opportunities, market segmentation, regional analysis, and key players vying for the leading market position.
Starting with an overview of the global clinical nutrition market, the report further analyzes the factors that positively and negatively influence the demand for clinical nutrition products. It provides deep insights into why clinical nutrition products is expected to gain higher traction in developing markets, and what are the deterring factors that will affect the market growth over the forecast period, 2014-2020. The report offers value-added information on the latest trends in the global insulin delivery devices market and the upcoming opportunities that may prove to be profitable for stakeholders in the market, over the aforementioned forecast period.
Segmentation of the global market for clinical nutrition focuses on various clinical nutrition product types. Each of them is exhaustively studied, examined, and elaborated to reveal the consumption pattern, growth rates, market shares, and growth prospects. The next section is of regional analysis based on the geography. The report assesses all regional markets with equal emphasis and helps to understand their individual growth dynamics along with potential opportunities in each of them. The next section of the report includes all the leading companies competing in the market for a leading position. This section provides in-depth profiles of these key companies on the basis of attributes such as company overview, recent developments, growth strategies, sustainability, financial overview, and estimated market share.
To deduce the global clinical nutrition market size, the report considers various aspects based on secondary research. Furthermore, key data points such as region-wise split and market split by infant nutrition type, enteral nutrition type and parenteral nutrition type and qualitative inputs from primary respondents have been incorporated to arrive at appropriate market estimates. The forecast presented in the report assesses the total revenue generated and expected revenue contribution in the global clinical nutrition market.
The report begins with sizing the market in terms of value and volume for the base year, which forms the basis for forecasting how the market is anticipated to take shape in the near future. Given the characteristics of the market, gathered data is triangulated via different analysis based on supply side and demand side drivers and other key dynamics of the global clinical nutrition market. To develop the market forecast, Persistence Market Research has also conducted a factor analysis to understand the impact of various forces/factors on the target market. The report provides forecasts not only in terms of CAGR but also presents a detailed analysis based on key parameters such as Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth to understand market predictability and to identify the right opportunities.
Another key feature of this report is an analysis of the global clinical nutrition market and the corresponding revenue forecast in terms of absolute dollar opportunity, usually overlooked while forecasting the market. However, absolute dollar opportunity is critical in assessing the level of opportunity that a provider can look to achieve, as well as to identify potential resources from a sales perspective in the global clinical nutrition market. Further, to understand key segments in terms of their growth and overall global clinical nutrition market performance, Persistence Market Research has developed a market attractiveness index to help providers identify existing market opportunities in the global clinical nutrition market.
Some of the major players in the Clinical Nutrition market: