Global Oral Rehydration Salt (ORS) Market Projected To Grow At 5.1% CAGR During 2018-2022

Date: 2018-02-01

Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT) is best administered with the use of a pre-packed formula called Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) available in a packet. ORS is a sodium and glucose solution used to treat children with acute diarrhea.

Thanks to Oral Rehydration Salts’ prominent efficacy in oral rehydration therapy which decreases the risk of death from diarrhea by about 93%, according to UNICEF, globally, there are nearly 1.7 billion cases of diarrhoeal disease annually, of which an estimated 760,000 children die annually of the disease, the world needs more of Oral Rehydration Salt (ORS), according to study, the global Oral Rehydration Salt (ORS) is projected to register at a CAGR of 5.1% between 2018-2022.

Geographically, the Asia Pacific is expecting to grow at highest CAGR over the forecast period, in many countries, ORS is an over-the-counter medicine (OTC) while zinc is a prescription only medicine (POM). In order to ensure that OTC classification was retained for copackaged ORS and zinc, UNICEF together with the Pneumonia and Diarrhoea Working Group of the UN Commission advocated for zinc reclassification from POM to OTC. Many countries have implemented the switch, enabling co-packaged ORS and zinc to be distributed and marketed as an OTC product.

Global top manufacturers operating in Oral Rehydration Salt (ORS) market are K+S AG, Dominion Salt, Cargill Incorporated., Tata Chemicals Limited, Salinen Austria, Sudsalz, Cheetham Salt, Swiss Saltworks, US Salt, Hebei Huachen Pharmaceutical, Infalyte, AGS Brands, Trioral, DrioDrop, Pedialyte, Jianas Brothers among others.

Global Oral Rehydration Salt (ORS) market share by geography as following:

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Joanna | Executive – International Business and partner Relations
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