Brazil is Latin America's most populous, the largest country in the land area, is also the biggest medical devices in Latin America market. In 2010, Brazil medical equipment market sales for 3.6 billion dollars, 2011 quick break $4 billion, become the eighth largest medical equipment market, the speed of development is quite amazing.
American association for medical devices industry published last year in the report, Brazil has a perfect medical equipment industry, except some high-end electronic imaging diagnostic equipment (such as CT, MRI machine instrument, PET machine etc) are not independent production outside, for most medical equipment, Brazil can production. Brazil has more than 500 home medical equipment manufacturers, the medical equipment domestic products rate is as high as 92%,China medical thermometer manufacturer reason is basically "introverted industry". At present, the Brazilian state hospital accounts for about 58% of the total number of the country's hospital, is the main user of medical devices, and civilian battalion hospital about 42%, this rather similar with India.
Huge trade deficit
In 2011, Brazil exports more than 500 million dollars of the medical equipment products; That same year, the medical equipment imports as much as $2.7 billion. Plastic equipment, implanting prosthesis and related materials, all kinds of diagnostic instrument row in Brazil medical equipment imported products before the three.
At present, the Brazil of high-end electronic imaging diagnostic products, hyperbaric oxygen tank, fiber endoscope, 54 species of important medical equipment and devices from developed countries still need to import. This is cause Brazil medical equipment trade huge trade deficit the main reason. In Brazil imported medical products,China infrared ear thermometer 68% from Europe, the United States, and our country medical equipment only took a very small share, and more for one-time medical equipment (such as syringe and medical catheter) low end products, etc.
Although Brazil medical equipment exports relatively low, but export purpose market has as many as 108 countries or regions. In addition to the United States, Germany, Britain, France and other developed nations, the Brazilian medical equipment also export to Ukraine, Moore of Virginia, Argentina and Mexico and other third world countries.
Executive American standard
Brazil execution issued by the American medical equipment classification method and quality standard, the U.S. producers to certainly is a good thing, because their products as long as they get the FDA permission in Brazil listed to the market, but countries of the third world medical products to enter Brazil is not easy.
According to the provisions of the Brazilian government, business involves the human body any products (such as drugs, medical devices, beauty cosmetics, etc), the exporter must prior to Brazil submit a written application to the health ministry, application form contents include: the company name, xx, product performance and use, the FDA approval number, product photos or image and products used material is introduced, the manual, product labeling, disinfection index, quality control data, clinical data (public material), product manuals, etc.
Registration fees higher
Brazil of drugs, medical devices, hairdressing cosmetic registration fee is higher. In 2010, Brazil of drugs, medical equipment products in the registration fee for every 20000 LiYaEr (Brazil's currency), cosmetics registration fee as high as 30000 per piece LiYaEr.
Some products zero tariff
Mainly rely on imports for some of the medical products, Brazil a zero tariff policy. Specific products include: 1. With radioactive isotopes medical materials; 2. Gut and other procedures such as with suture line; 3. Blood type reagent; 4. X-ray examination with reagents; 5. Dental fill materials; 6. X-ray film and similar products, etc.; 7. Medical microbiological media; 8. Medical diagnostic test; 9. Various medical plastic pipe and other products; China pacifier thermometer manufacturer10. Urology flush with plastic basin; 11. Disposable surgical use gloves (latex gloves etc.); 12. Syringe products (including one-time or re-usable syringe products); 13. Hemodialysis devices; 14. All kinds of endoscopic and related accessories, etc.; 15. Prostate surgery with equipment products, etc.; 16. All kinds of eye equipment products; 17. Implanting prosthesis products (such as heart valve and artificial cornea and other products); 18. The cardiac defibrillator etc. Product.
Will still high growth
The western market analysts think, based on the Brazilian economic growth, 2016 Brazilian medical equipment total market scale up to 8 billion dollars more. Cardiovascular disease treatment equipment, especially intervention and minimally invasive equipment (such as all kinds of implanting stents, with endovascular inflatable airbag, heart pacemakers, atrial defibrillator, etc), burns or trauma treatment equipment, various types of home medical products (such as electronic device, electronic apparatus, body blood sugar heavy, hearing AIDS and massage device etc), will be the next 10 years medical devices on the market Brazil best-selling products.
In addition, in the next few years, with the Brazilian government expand to state-owned hospitals investment, the hospital will have to add to the monitor, ZhongDiDuan CT machine, small portable oxygen-produce machine, and heart rate recovery instrument and breathing machines and other emergency equipment.