Healthcare opportunities

An Expert's View about Dental and Medical Equipment in Indonesia

Last updated: 21 Aug 2011

Increasing private sector participation in healthcare services is stimulating change in the Indonesian healthcare industry.

Sector briefing Healthcare opportunities in Indonesia Why Indonesia? Indonesia?s economy, at USD 700 billion, is the largest in South East Asia, one of the most rapidly growing regions in the world. The country has experienced strong economic expansion over the past years, with growth recorded at a respectable 4.5% and 6% in 2009 and 2010 respectively. Medium-term economic growth is expected to reach 7%, signalling the biggest economy in South East Asia is inching closer towards the original BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China). Increasing private sector participation in healthcare services is stimulating change in the culture, potential opportunities and an Indonesian healthcare industry. The number of introduction to other relevant issues. private sector companies owning and managing hospitals has grown rapidly in recent ?Increasing private sector years. A number of hospitals and other health participation in healthcare care operators have formed alliances with fore services is stimulating change ign companies with a view to tapping their capabilities and expertise in the provision of in the Indonesian healthcare healthcare services. These represent significant industry, representing investment opportunities for UK companies to significant investment Indonesia. opportunities for UK Find general information on the Indonesian companies.? market conditions on UKTI?s website. The Doing Business Guide for Indonesia gives an overview of Indonesia?s economy, business UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Healthcare opportunities in Indonesia ? Food supplement products Opportunities ? Daily vitamins: vitamin E and C, fish oil With a growing population and a higher ? Supplements for senior citizens incidence of non-communicable diseases, demand for quality healthcare in Indonesia is ? Healthcare IT System expected to increase, particularly in the As a developing country, Indonesia is a little following areas: behind on its healthcare IT technology. However, a number of private hospitals are ? Medical & Surgical Devices improving their non-medical IT and installed Imports account for 97% of Indonesia?s advanced IT solutions (software), medical device market, with an annual particularly in regards to: growth rate of 10-12%. The most promising ? Electronic health records sub-sectors for imported medical and ? Hospital management & patient surgical devices include: administration systems ? Therapies and treatment ? Health payment solutions equipment for cancer ? Clinical laboratory equipment for To take advantage of the opportunities circulatory problems, infections and available, it is crucial that companies: parasites, and respiratory problems ? Appoint the right business partner (after ? Medical disposables such as undertaking due diligence work) syringes, catheters, stomach cups ? Visit the market on a regular basis (face-to- (made from silicone), etc face contact and the development of ? Dental equipment for scaling and relationships is critical to business success) polishing, bleaching, orthodontics, ? Prepare comprehensive information packs etc profiling your company, product ? Diagnostic equipment such as CT specifications, pricing and terms of scan slices, x-ray, magnetic payment resonance imaging (MRI) and other ? Participate in major trade exhibitions to surgical equipment showcase products/ services to relevant ? Dermatology equipment such as audience/ buyers electrocardiography, acupuncture, skin laser beauty treatments for the If you have any questions on the opportunities skin. above, contact the UKTI contacts named in this report. Business opportunities aimed ? Health Care Professional Training & specifically at UK companies are added daily to Education UKTI?s website. These leads are sourced by our An increasing number of Indonesian staff overseas in British Embassies, High hospitals are collaborating with foreign Commissions and Consulates, across all sectors doctors and/or medical institutions to and in over 100 markets. You can be alerted to compete with global healthcare providers business opportunities on a regular basis by and curb the number of Indonesian patients registering on the UKTI website. Find out more travelling to neighbouring countries in on UKTI?s business opportunities service on the pursuit of better healthcare services. This is UKTI website. often conducted in the form of training and knowledge transfers to doctors, nurses and technical team, particularly on the usage of high-tech equipment. ? Health Food Supplements The health food supplements market in Indonesia has grown considerably in recent years, a trend which is expected to continue. A growing awareness of preventive health measures has created a larger demand for a variety of health food supplements, particularly: ? Degenerative prevention products (for cancer and cardiovascular diseases) UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Healthcare opportunities in Indonesia Major events and activities UKTI contacts Pharmaceutical Processing Packaging Pooja Thawani An Trade and Investment Manager International Exhibition on Pharmaceutical, Raw British Embassy Jakarta Materials, Active Ingredients, Processing Jalan MH Thamrin No 75 Machinery, Packaging Machinery and Jakarta 10310 Equipments Tel: +62 21 2356 5200 Time: 29 September - 02 October 2011 Fax: +62 21 2356 5357 Ema: Pooja.Thawani IndoMedicare Expo Web: International Exhibition on Medical, Dental & Hospital Equipments, Medicine, Health Care, Supplies & Services Time: 10 ? 13 May 2012 Find full details of all events in this country and sector on the UKTI website. New export events are added daily to the site and you can register to be alerted to them on a daily, weekly or monthly basis UKTI?s Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) provides grant support for eligible Small & Medium Sized Enterprises (SME's) to attend trade shows overseas. Find out more about UKTI support for attendance at overseas events UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Healthcare opportunities in Indonesia Next steps - ? Arranging appointments How UKTI can help ? Organise seminars or other events for you to meet contacts and promote your British companies wishing to develop their company in the Indonesian market business in the Indonesian market are advised to undertake as much market research This work is available via our Overseas Market and planning as possible in the UK. UKTI?s Introduction Service (OMIS) a chargeable team in Indonesia, with its wide local service which assists British-based companies knowledge and experience, can provide a wishing to enter or expand their business in range of services to British-based companies overseas markets. wishing to grow their business in global markets. To find out more about commissioning this work, or accessing other UKTI services and This can include: specialist advice, please visit the UKTI website ? Provision of market information to find contact details for your local UKTI ? Validated lists of agents/distributors office. ? Key market players or potential customers in the Indonesian market ? Establishment of interest of such contacts in working with you Whereas every effort has been made to ensure that the information given in this document is accurate, neither UK Trade & Investment nor its parent Departments (the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office), accept liability for any errors, omissions or misleading statements, and no warranty is given or responsibility accepted as to the standing of any individual, firm, company or other organisation mentioned. Published 2011 by UK Trade & Investment. Crown Copyright © You may reuse this information (not including logos, images and case studies) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence. To view this licence, visit licence/ or write to the Information Policy Team, The National Archives, Kew, London TW9 4DU, or email: This publication is also available from our website at or for more information please telephone +44 (0)20 7215 8000. UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Healthcare opportunities in Indonesia
Posted: 21 August 2011, last updated 21 August 2011

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