EvaluatePharma (life science market research firm) releases an annual report of current pharmaceutical sales figures with forecasts looking 5 years out.
According to the 2015 report, Novartis was the number one pharmaceutical company in 2014 and is forecast to maintain its position in 2020
Other indicators reported:
worldwide prescription drug sales (2006-2020)
regional prescription drug sales
Top 20 Companies by Rx sales in 2020
worldwide R&D spending by company
worldwide Rx drug & OTC sales by therapy area in 2020
They also track sales volume and pricing including cost and volume per patient for the U.S. and other regions. Not available in the free report – contact them.
Evaluate and EP Vantage (for general questions)
Chempetitive Group (for U.S. media)