Bayer in Hong Kong, China
Bayer's links with China go back to 1882, when it first began marketing dyes on the Chinese market. For years now, business in China has gone from strength to strength, and today, the People's Republic of China is one of Bayer's main centers of global investment.
In 1958, Bayer was registered as an independent trading entity – known then as Bayer Far East Service Co Ltd. Since then, it has become a significant investor in mainland China and Hong Kong SAR.
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of health care and nutrition. In Hong Kong, the Company combines the business activities of the Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Health divisions. About 110 people are employed by Bayer Hong Kong.
The Pharmaceuticals segment consists of two business units focusing on prescription products:
- General Medicine, primarily comprising women’s healthcare, cardiovascular and primary care products; and
- Specialty Medicine, comprising medicines that are mainly prescribed by specialist physicians.
The Consumer Health’s portfolio embraces allergy products, analgesics, cold and flu treatments, and dietary supplement products. In the Radiology and Interventional area which offers contrast-enhanced diagnostic imaging equipment together with the necessary contrast agents.
Bayer HealthCare Limited
14/F, Oxford House, Taikoo Place,
979 King’s Road,
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
phone: +852 8100 2755