B MI View : T he Polish medical device market will grow moderately over the 2015-2020 forecast period, but will register lower growth in US dollar terms due to local currency depreciation. Good economic performance will drive market growth despite Brexit -induced uncertainty . Poland has a significant medical device production sector, which will be boosted by Mercator Medical open ing a new factory for disposable medical materials in 2017 and William Demant transferring hearing aid production from Denmark by the end of 2018 .
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We maintain our forecast that the market will expand by a 2015-2020 CAGR of 5.4% in local currency terms, which will take expenditure to PLN10.0bn in 2020. Market growth in US dollar terms will be lower at a 2015-2020 CAGR of 3.6%, which should see it increase to USD2.4bn in 2020.
We expect import growth to remain positive in US dollar terms with the local currency set to appreciate slightly in 2017 and the economy performing well. In the 12 months to June 2016, imports fell by 1.1% to USD1.9bn.
An economic slowdown in the eurozone and the UK, one of Poland's largest export destinations, will reduce export demand in 2017 and 2018. Poland sent over half of its medical device exports to the single currency zone in 2015. In the 12 months to June 2016, exports rose by 10.9% to USD1.5bn.
The Krakow-based company, Mercator Medical, will become one of the most significant manufacturers of medical gloves on the CEE market once it has implemented its 2016-2018 Strategy. It is already a leading company in Poland and has a strong presence in Romania, Ukraine and Hungary. The company plans to consolidate these positions and to become a major player on the Russian, Czech and Slovakian markets. Mercator Medical will also expand its operations in Thailand.
The Poland Medical Devices Report features market forecasts supported by trade, production and healthcare estimates by Espicom, a BMI Research's company. These forecasts and estimates focus on six product areas: Consumables, Diagnostic Imaging, Dental Products, Orthopaedics & Prosthetics, Patient Aids and Other Medical Devices.
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BMI Industry View
Provides industry, political and economic views. Briefly analyses the medical devices market, taking into account the latest industry forecasts, healthcare indicators and industry trends & developments.
SWOT analyses of the medical devices market, the political environment, the economic landscape and the business environment.
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