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The Medical Technologies Sector – Key Trends in South East Asia

Sep 2017

The Association of South East Asian Nation (ASEAN), which encompasses Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, is one of the world’s most diverse, fast-moving and competitive regions. If it were a single country, ASEAN would be the seventh largest economy in the world, offering opportunities in the form of a huge market of nearly USD 2.55 trillion and 635 million people. The region declared itself as a common market, the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), at the end of 2015, achieving a major mile...

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The Medical Technologies Sector – Key Trends in Indonesia

Sep 2017

This report is designed to provide an overview of the medical technologies sector in Indonesia, which is valued at US$ 900 million. The country harbors ambitions to develop its local medtech sector, and local factories are starting to produce medical equipment such as laboratory tools, radiology equipment, operation tables, wheelchairs and patient beds. However, the contribution of local products to healthcare equipment today is only 6%.  Indonesia remains highly reliant on imports for 94% of its medical and surgical instruments. The country has the fastest growi...

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The Medical Technologies Sector – Key Trends in the Philippines

Sep 2017

This report provides an overview of the medical technologies sector in the Philippines, which is one of the fastest growing economies in South East Asia. The Philippine Health Insurance Corp’s (PhilHealth) mandate to increase its coverage from 92% to 100% of the population is expected to drive demand for quality healthcare that is affordable and accessible. In anticipation of the surge in demand for healthcare services, the Philippines has launched an ambitious program to develop and upgrade its healthcare facilities to ensure equitable access to healthcare acro...

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The Medical Technologies Sector – Key Trends in Vietnam

Sep 2017

Over the years, Vietnam has made considerable efforts to ensure access to quality healthcare services for the entire population by upgrading its hospitals, expanding insurance coverage and increasing expenditure in healthcare, which have positively driven the country’s medical industry. To fulfill the growing demand, Vietnam has eased market access and reduced regulations on imported medical devices. Imports are expected to continue to grow as healthcare spending increases in the coming years, offering enormous opportunities for foreign companies targetting the ...

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The Medical Technologies Sector – Key Trends in Malaysia

Sep 2017

This report is designed to provide an overview of the medical technologies sector in Malaysia. The healthcare sector has been designated as one of the key economic drivers in the country, that is expected to play a big role in helping Malaysia transform itself into a high-income country by 2020. Malaysia’s healthcare system has been held up as an example to other developing countries as it uses a dual system to administer the sector. Primary care for its citizens is heavily subsidized by the government while the private healthcare sector delivers specialty servi...

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The Medical Technologies Sector – Key Trends in Thailand

Sep 2017

This report is designed to provide an overview of the medical technologies sector in Thailand. The sector is expanding, thanks to a combination of rising income, aging population, nationwide health care access, and a foreign-friendly regulatory environment. Thanks to the government’s assistance and incentive schemes, the country has attracted considerable investment, as well as international medical device technology manufacturers such as 3M, Boston Scientific, Carl Zeiss, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, and Siemens. Several hospitals, such as Chulalongko...

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The Medical Technologies Sector – Key Trends in Singapore

Sep 2017

This report provides an overview of the medical technologies sector in Singapore. The Singaporean government strongly fosters the medical sector, and has helped the country to become a medtech manufacturing and R&D hub. From 2000 to 2015, Singapore’s medtech manufacturing nominal value added grew from SGD 0.8 billion, or 0.6% of GDP to SGD 3.5 billion. The country is aiming for SGD 5 billion in manufacturing output.

Having the most established public healthcare system, along with strong intellectual property protection, existing research infrastruc...

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