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The Medical Device Market: Brazil

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

The Medical Device Market: Brazil


Brazil has the largest economy and medical device market in Latin America, but per capita medical expenditure is still very low. The market fell in 2009 but recovered in 2010. The highest expenditure is in the large cities, such as Sao Paulo or Rio de Janeiro, but producers are moving into regional markets outside the major state capitals. Diagnostic imaging apparatus, followed by orthopaedics and consumables are the largest market sectors.

Dilma Roussef took office as President on 1st January 2011, she has not decided whether herself or her predecessor Lula will run for the next elections in 2014.

Brazil, and Latin America in general, have emerged more quickly from the global downturn than more developed nations. Additionally the region is projected to grow at a faster rate in the near future. Brazil's GDP is set to expand by 3.0% in 2011 and growth will be between 3% and 5% over the medium term. With a growing economy, if inflation is kept in check, there will be more money available to spend on healthcare both in the public and private sectors.

The shape of the diagnostic imaging sector is expected to change following recently announced manufacturing investments. In June 2010, GE Healthcare opened its first South American plant in Brazil, focusing around "healthymagination". The factory represents an investment of US$50 million over 10 years. Philips Healthcare inaugurated the first Latin American plant for the production of MRI equipment in Brazil in October 2008.

Imports hold a relatively small share of the market, totalling US$1.8 billion in 2009. The economic slowdown and a more "realistic" exchange rate in 2009 have contained medical imports as imports increased just 1.7% in 2009 compared to a CAGR 2005-09 of 21.1%. Imports tend to be high-tech medical equipment not produced locally. In 2009, 68% of imports were supplied by Europe and the USA.

Medical exports reached US$442.3 million in 2009, reflecting a less favourable exchange rate. The country has a well-established medical industry, comprising local and multinational companies. Domestic production, however, is geared towards the local market. Exports are small in comparison with total production and the country consistently runs a negative balance of trade in medical equipment and supplies.

Brazil has the second largest private health insurance sector in the Americas, after the USA. The expansion of the private health insurance sector in recent years has resulted in demand for better medical care and, in turn, further expenditure in medical equipment. The slow economic downturn has not affected hospital capital investments so severely. The public sector continues to be modernised and upgrade obsolete equipment, therefore there are sizeable market opportunities if prices are competitive.

Includes 3 quarterly updated outlook reports!

Please note: Report sections are periodically updated and some sections may have been updated more recently than the publication date given for the full report.

Table of Contents


Introduction 2

Medical Market Analysis 3

Overview 3

The Market in 2011 4

Past Performance 2006-10 7

Future Performance 2011-16 8

The Brazilian Market For Consumables 11

The Brazilian Market For Diagnostic Imaging Apparatus 13

The Brazilian Market For Dental Products 15

The Brazilian Market For Orthopaedic & Prosthetic Devices 17

The Brazilian Market For Patient Aids 19

Imports 21

Consumables 22

Diagnostic Imaging Apparatus 22

Dental Products 22

Orthopaedic & Prosthetic Products 22

Patient Aids 22

Other Medical Products 22

Domestic Manufacturing 31

Trade Associations 33








Trade Fairs 37



Hospitalar 37

Hospital Business 37

JPR 37

MD & M Brazil 37

Reatech Expo 38

National Manufacturers 39


Baumer 39

Cremer 39

Dabi Atlante 40


Erwin Guth 40

Fanem 40

GMReis 41

Gnatus 41

JP Indústria Farmacêutica & Olidef 41

Lifemed 42

Mediphacos 42

MV Sistemas 42

Olsen Odontomédica 42

Samtronic 42

Segmenta 43

Sercon 43

Silimed 43

Sismatec 43

WEM 44

Multinationals 45

Others 47

3M 47

Agfa Healthcare 47

Air Liquide 48

Apotheka 48

Baxter 48

Bausch & Lomb 48

BD 49

Braun 49

Edwards Lifesciences 49

Getinge - Maquet 49

Guerbet 50

Kavo 50

Nipro 50

Scantek Medical 50

St Jude Medical 51

Synthes 51

Exports 52

Consumables 53

Diagnostic Imaging Apparatus 53

Dental Products 53

Orthopaedic & Prosthetic Products 53

Patient Aids 53

Other Medical Products 53

Market Access Analysis 61

Regulatory Environment 61

Registration 62

Labelling Requirements 63

Used/Refurbished Equipment 63

Import Duties & Taxes 63

Healthcare Analysis 64

Demographics 64

Population 64

Birth Rate 65

Death Rate 65

Infant Mortality 65

Life Expectancy at Birth 65

Public Health 65

Causes of Death 65

Incidence of Communicable Diseases 65

Incidence of Non-Communicable Diseases 67

Vaccination 67

Healthcare System 68

Second Disease Surveillance & Control Project 68

Bahia Health System Reform Project 68

Health Insurance 69

Health Expenditure 70

Public Health Expenditure 71

Federal Health Expenditure 71

Healthcare Infrastructure 72

Healthcare Establishments 72

Healthcare Resources 74

Healthcare Activity 76

Inpatient Care Analysis 76

Ambulatory Care Analysis 78

Healthcare Personnel 79


Government/Healthcare Organisations 80

Professional Bodies/Trade Organisations 80

Trade Code Classifications 81

Methodology 84

Sources 84

List of Tables

Summary of Key Data Projections, 2011-16 2

Brazilian Medical Device Market, Key Ratios, 2011 3

Espicom Analysis of the Brazilian Medical Market, 2011 5

SWOT Analysis of the Brazilian Medical Market, 2011 6

Projected Medical Device Market, 2011-16 8

The Brazilian Medical Device Market, 2006-16 (US$ millions) 9

The Brazilian Medical Device Market, 2006-16 (US$ per capita) 9

The Brazilian Medical Device Market, 2006-16 (% of Total) 10

The Brazilian Medical Device Market, 2006-16 (% Change) 10

The Brazilian Consumables Market, 2006-16 (US$ millions) 11

The Brazilian Diagnostic Imaging Market, 2006-16 (US$ millions) 13

The Brazilian Dental Products Market, 2006-16 (US$ millions) 15

The Brazilian Orthopaedic & Prosthetic Devices Market, 2006-16 (US$ millions) 17

The Brazilian Patient Aids Market, 2006-16 (US$ millions) 19

Medical Equipment Imports by Product Area, 2005-09 (US$000s) 23

Medical Equipment Imports by Product Area, 2005-09 (%) 23

Change in Medical Equipment Imports by Product Area, 2005-09 (%) 24

Leading Medical Equipment Suppliers by Product Area, 2009 (US$000s) 25

Leading Medical Equipment Suppliers by Product Area, 2009 (%) 25

Top 20 Suppliers to the Brazilian Market, 2009 (US$000s) 26

Imports of Medical Equipment, 2005-09 (US$000s) 27

Medical Equipment Import Trends, 2009 28

Leading Suppliers, 2009 29

Leading Suppliers by Category, 2009 30

Medical Market Economic Data, 2005-2009 (US$ Millions) 31

ABIMED's Members 2011 33

ABRASP's Members 2011 35

CBDL's Members, 2011 36

Baumer's Business Divisions 39

Silimed Products 43

Medical Equipment Exports by Product Area, 2005-09 (US$000s) 54

Medical Equipment Exports by Product Area, 2005-09 (%) 54

Change in Medical Equipment Exports by Product Area, 2006-09 (%) 55

Leading Medical Equipment Destinations by Product Area, 2009 (US$000s) 56

Leading Medical Equipment Destinations by Product Area, 2009 (%) 56

Exports of Medical Equipment, 2005-09 (US$000s) 57

Medical Equipment Export Trends 58

Leading Destinations, 2009 59

Balance of Medical Trade, 2005-09 (US$000s) 60

Projected Population, 2011-16 64

Summary of Projected Demographic Data, 2010-11 64

Cancer Estimates, 2008 & 2010 67

Health Insurers, 2000-June 2010 69

Beneficiaries with Medical Services (With/Without Odontology), by Contract Type, 2000-June

2010 69

Projected Health Expenditure, 2011-16 70

Healthcare Establishments by Provider & Type, September 2010 72

Healthcare Establishments by Region & Type, September 2010 73

Summary of Healthcare Establishments by Type of Service, September 2010 73

Hospital Bed Projections, 2011-2016 74

Hospitals & Beds, 2010 74

Inpatient Beds by Provider & Establishment, September 2010 74

Summary of Medical Equipment by Type, September 2010 75

Summary of Existing Medical Equipment by Provider & Type, September 2010 75

Summary of Existing Medical Equipment by Region & Type, September 2010 75

SUS Hospital Admissions by Specialty, 2009 76

SUS Hospital Admissions by Provider, 2000-09 77

SUS Hospital Admissions by Region, 2000-09 77

SUS Ambulatory Procedures by Type, 2009 78

Approved SUS Ambulatory Procedures by Provider, 2000-09 78

Approved SUS Ambulatory Procedures by Region, 2000-09 78

Projected Number of Physicians, 2011-16 79

HS Trade Codes Used in This Report 81

HS Trade Codes, Rearranged 83

List of Charts

Brazilian Medical Device Market by Category, 2011 (%) 4

Change in the Brazilian Medical Device Market, 2006-10 (%) 7

CAGR of the Brazilian Medical Device Market by Product Area, 2006-10 (%) 7

Market Projections, 2011-16 (US$ millions) 8

The Brazilian Market For Consumables, 2006-16 (US$ millions) 12

The Brazilian Market For Consumables, 2006-16 (CAGR) 12

The Brazilian Market For Diagnostic Imaging Apparatus, 2006-16 (US$ millions) 14

The Brazilian Market For Diagnostic Imaging Apparatus, 2006-16 (CAGR) 14

The Brazilian Market For Dental Products, 2006-16 (US$ millions) 16

The Brazilian Market For Dental Products, 2006-16 (CAGR) 16

The Brazilian Market For Orthopaedic & Prosthetic Products, 2006-16 (US$ millions) 18

The Brazilian Market For Orthopaedic & Prosthetic Products, 2006-16 (CAGR) 18

The Brazilian Market For Patient Aids, 2006-16 (US$ millions) 20

The Brazilian Market For Patient Aids, 2006-16 (CAGR) 20

Medical Equipment Imports, 1993-2009 (US$ millions) 21

Change in Medical Equipment Imports, 1994-2009 (%) 21

Medical Equipment Imports by Product Area, 2009 (%) 23

Medical Imports by Product Area, 2005-09 (% of Total) 24

CAGR of Medical Imports by Product Area, 2005-09 (%) 24

Leading Medical Equipment Suppliers, 2009 (%) 25

Medical Production by Sector, 2009 (%) 32

Medical Equipment Exports, 1993-2009 (US$ millions) 52

Change in Medical Equipment Exports, 1994-2009 (%) 52

Medical Equipment Exports by Product Area, 2009 (%) 54

Medical Exports by Product Area, 2005-09 (% of Total) 55

CAGR of Medical Exports by Product Area, 2005-09 (%) 55

Leading Medical Equipment Destinations, 2009 (%) 56

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