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Asthma, COPD devices market expected to reach $34.3 billion by 2020

November 26, 2014

The global asthma and COPD devices market is forecast to reach $34.3 billion by 2020, according to a press release from Allied Market Research.

The figure is based on a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5% from 2014 to 2020, the release said. Dry powder inhalers are expected to be “the most lucrative market segment” with a CAGR of 5.3%, according to the release.

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