BMI Industry View: A strained public healthcare system could affect market growth , along with the current uncertain political situation and the changes it may bring. We expect the market to rise at a CAGR of around 12 % during the forecast period , with imports supplying much of the market . Medical tourism will remain a key driver of growth but the political situation, if prolonged or takes a turn for the worse, could very well impact the economy and this projected growth.
Headline Industry Forecasts
We forecast that the market will expand by a CAGR of 11.8%, which will see it rise from USD1,070.5mn in 2014 to USD1,869.5mn in 2019. By product area, growth is expected to range from 17.3% for diagnostic imaging to 5.4% for patient aids.
Thailand continues to rely on imports to supply most of the market, especially in the provision of more sophisticated equipment such as diagnostic imaging. In US dollar terms, imports fell by 9.7% to USD912.2mn in 2014. Prior to this fall, imports grew each year in the 2009-2014 period. The CAGR for the 2009-2014 period was 7.8%, ranging from 14.3% for consumables to -0.2% for diagnostic imaging. Based on latest collated monthly data, imports to year ending June 2015 grew by 1.3% to USD977.5mn.
In US dollar terms, exports rose by 6.3% to reach USD860.3mn in 2014. Apart from a fall of 5.5% in 2013, exports have risen each year in the 2009-2014 period. The CAGR for the 2009-2014 period was 10.7%, ranging from 19.2% for consumables to -2.1% for diagnostic imaging. Based on latest collated monthly data, exports to year ending July 2015 grew by 3.0% to USD850.7mn.
Thailand is not a major producer of advanced medical equipment, although there are a large number of manufacturers of basic items, such as bandages, sutures, hospital furniture and medical supplies such as syringes. Thailand is a major producer of latex products such as surgical gloves and catheters. We estimate production to be in the region of...
The Thailand 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.
Evaluates and analyses the medical devices market in terms of historical and forecast trends, covering six product areas: Consumables, Diagnostic Imaging, Dental Products, Orthopaedics & Prosthetics, Patient Aids and Other Medical Devices. Additionally, presents annual and monthly import and export trade data.
Presents macroeconomic forecasts impacting the medical devices market.
Industry Risk Reward Index
Risk Reward Indices tool, which provides a globally comparative and numerically based assessment of the medical devices market’s attractiveness.
Assesses the medical devices market in the current year. Additionally, covers healthcare trends shaping the market, focusing on health status, healthcare system, healthcare funding, healthcare resources, healthcare activity and healthcare personnel. Includes historical healthcare data.
Industry Trends & Developments
Analyses the latest industry trends and developments shaping the market, in terms of monthly trade performance, forecast trends, production changes, regulatory developments, competitive strategies, political events and economic performance.
A focus on government healthcare reforms, epidemiological trends, mergers and acquisitions, product launches, market entries, FDI activity, R&D, biotechnology, clinical trials and supply chain issues.
Values historical medical devices production, and analyses the presence of national and multinational manufacturers operating in the market. Also, compares the presence of leading multinational company operations, either via sales & marketing, distribution or manufacture. Finally, takes into account market access drivers, including major distribution channels, trade associations and trade shows.
Carefully explains the medical devices market methodology, trade classifications, Risk Reward Index methodology and sources used in the medical devices market Report.