The U.S., Germany and Japan Became Top Overseas Suppliers for Chinese Medical Device Market in 2011, Informs Visiongain

11 Oct 2012 • by Natalie Aster

China is integral to the overall growth of the global medical devices market. This is because the market in China is primarily import-driven, and with the country's GDP growing at a rate of 10% per annum, there will be increased demand for imported medical equipment, especially from westernised countries that dominate the global market. The Chinese medical device industry relies heavily on imports of high-end equipment manufactured by large multinational corporations (MNCs). The US, Germany and Japan were the top three overseas suppliers for the Chinese medical device market in 2011. Local, domestic manufacturers mostly produce low-end, disposable, mass market equipment, such as laboratory gloves.

In recent years, the import market has slowed as more local domestic companies emerged and foreign manufacturers increasingly establish a local Chinese presence. The marketplace has also witnessed much consolidation in recent years either through merger and acquisition (M&A) activity or joint ventures. For instance, Medtronic, the world's largest medical technology company, is in partnership with Shandong Weigao, a local manufacturer and distributor of single-use medical devices. This joint venture allows Medtronic to further strengthen its presence and reputation in China, while also allowing Weigao to further broaden its business and raise R&D capability. Further joint ventures in the future between companies are expected as industry giants continue to seek entry into the Chinese marketplace, especially as local companies can provide business contacts, tailored products and local knowledge of product regulations.

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Published: August, 2012
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