China has become the world's largest producer of antipyretic and analgesic drugs, aspirin, paracetamol, an naijin and other varieties of the production of more than million tons, not that the West Ding, ammonia Kibilin, antipyrine and other varieties of production more than 1000 tons. At present, the production of antipyretic analgesics in China is growing rapidly, and it is expected to grow at around 8% in the future. The production of intermediates for antipyretic and analgesic drugs is large, and many enterprises are produced.
With the growth of antipyretic and analgesic drugs, the intermediates have been developed rapidly. 2003 domestic paracetamol consumption increased rapidly, exports also showed a rapid growth momentum, export volume of 28163 tons, the annual export volume rose by about 1 time times. Its export growth slowed in the first half of 2004, but it still grew, with 12501 tonnes of acetaminophen exports in 2004 1 to May, slightly above the same period last year. Paracetamol is an important intermediate in the synthesis of paracetamol, and is growing rapidly. The annual output of paracetamol in China is 32,000 tons, it is expected that by 2005, the domestic paracetamol production will reach more than 50,000 tons, the pharmaceutical industry will consume 45,000 tons of acetaminophen, plus in other areas of application, the total demand for amino phenol in 2005 is about 50,000 tons, the market gap is larger, development and utilization prospects are broad.