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Top 10 Pharma Companies in Japan in 2021 by Revenue

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Mitsubishi Chemical Group Corp, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, Asahi Kasei Corp, Otsuka Holdings Co Ltd, and Astellas Pharma Inc are the top 5 pharma companies in Japan in 2021 by revenue. In terms of the geographical split, all 5 companies are based in Asia. They employed a total of 279,725 people in 2021. Japan-based Mitsubishi Chemical Group Corp is a leading pharma company in Japan in 2021 by revenue. The company is a diversified chemical company. Its products and services include advanced polymers, high-performance chemicals, high-performance films, advanced moldings and composites, petrochemicals, carbon, industrial gases, methyl methacrylate, and environment and living solutions. Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp (MCGC) produces petrochemicals, carbon products, agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, information and electronics-related products, plastic-based products, specialty chemicals, and synthetic or chemical fibers. MCGC operates through four reportable business segments: Performance Products, Chemicals, Industrial Gases, and Health Care. Others include engineering, transportation, and warehousing operations. Others include engineering, transportation, and warehousing operations, with 69,784 employees. Astellas Pharma Inc (Astellas) is one of the leading pharma companies in Japan in 2021 by revenue. The company discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes a wide range of pharmaceuticals. The company’s product portfolio comprises marketed products for the treatment of a wide range of urological diseases, infectious diseases, cancer, nephrology, metabolic diseases, immunodeficiency diseases, and transplantation. The company focuses on improving productivity in its research and development to develop new cancer drugs. The oncology pipeline of Astellas concentrates on small molecules, OSI, and antibodies and the development of new drugs for various cancer indications and gene therapy. Astellas conducts research and development through its centers in Japan, the US, and Europe. It operates in the Americas, Australia, Europe, Asia, and Oceania through a network of subsidiaries and affiliates. Astellas is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Mitsubishi Chemical Group Corp

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Japan

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Chemicals

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Parent

Annual Revenue ($M)

34,238

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd

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Headquarters

Japan

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Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare

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Annual Revenue ($M)

29,753

Asahi Kasei Corp

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Japan

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Chemicals

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Annual Revenue ($M)

20,142

Otsuka Holdings Co Ltd

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Japan

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Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare

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Annual Revenue ($M)

12,840

Astellas Pharma Inc

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Japan

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Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare

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Annual Revenue ($M)

11,219

Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd

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Japan

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Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare

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Parent

Annual Revenue ($M)

9,445

Meiji Holdings Co Ltd

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Japan

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Consumer Packaged Goods

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Parent

Annual Revenue ($M)

7,847

Teijin Ltd

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Japan

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Chemicals

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Parent

Annual Revenue ($M)

7,526

Eisai Co Ltd

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Japan

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Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare

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Annual Revenue ($M)

5,499

Sumitomo Pharma Co Ltd

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Japan

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Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare

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Subsidiary (of Sumitomo Chemical Co Ltd)

Annual Revenue ($M)

4,104

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