Medical Devices - South China

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Last updated: 23 Feb 2011

The Chinese medical device market is steadily growing as a result of an increased interest from domestic medical facilities to import foreign devices. From 2001 through 2009, Chinese imports of medical devices increased from $1.64 billion to $6.1 billion.

         South China Market Data The Chinese medical device market is steadily growing as a Snapshot: result of an increased interest from domestic medical facilities to import foreign devices. From 2001 through 2009, Chinese imports of medical devices increased from $1.64 billion to $6.1 Medical Devices billion. However, domestic manufacturers still account for the majority of sales. Major Trade Shows in 2011 In South China, there are 11,000 local manufacturers of medical equipment that generate an annual production of about $27.1 Dental South China Expo and Conference billion. Major buyers consist of hospitals, CDCs, and urban & March 2- 5, 20011 rural health centers. On average, 300 new hospitals were built Guangzhou, China each year from 1990 to 2007. To meet this increasing demand www.dentalexpo.cn for medical devices, there are 50,000 medical device distributors throughout China, with Beijing, Shanghai and CHINA MED (International Medical Instruments Guangzhou being recognized as the main distribution centers. and Equipment Exhibition) March 25-27, 2011 Market Trends Beijing, China www.chinamed.net.cn China's new Healthcare Reform Plan of $125 Billion was approved in January 2009. This plan contains the following major health developments: China International Medical Equipment Fair Provide basic medical insurance for all urban and rural (CMEF Spring 2011) residents by 202 April 16-19, 2011 Disease prevention re-emphasized as the primary goal Shenzhen, China for public health services www.cmef.com.cn Priority given to improving healthcare infrastructure in rural areas (build 2000+ additional hospitals) Sino-Dental 2011 - China International Dental Higher importance placed on developing community Exhibition health services for urban residents June 9-12, 2011 Greater efforts on control and treatment of chronic Beijing, China diseases www.sinodent.com.cn Opportunities from New Medical MedTec China September 7-8, 2011 Healthcare Reform Plan: Shanghai, China www.devicelink.com Overall demand for medical devices in China is expected to expand steadily in the future in the following areas: For More Information Contact: Health maintenance/services (e.g. health check-up, home medical care, and nursing) Shuquan Li & Andrew Gately Preventative tests for women?s health, infant health, U.S. Commercial Service food and cosmetic safety, infectious diseases, etc. American Consulate General Guangzhou Rehabilitation services for patients with chronic diseases High-cost sophisticated surgical procedures for patients E-mail: shuquan.li@trade.gov with cancer, and cardiovascular, orthopedic, eye diseases. andrew.gately@trade.gov Clinical diagnostic tests using advanced imaging equipment and analytical instruments Phone: (86-20) 8667-4011 ext. 625 Fax: (86-20) 8666-6409
Posted: 28 January 2011, last updated 23 February 2011

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