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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In 2017, the Medical Supplies Manufacturing industry in China is expected to generate $36.8 billion. This represents an increase of 7.9% from 2016 and average annualized growth of 14.4% over the past five years. Profit as share of total industry revenue is expected to be 9.2% in 2017.

Products manufactured by this industry are used for medical treatment and are mainly distributed to hospitals and medical institutions. Apart from some dental and suturing materials, most medical supplies manufactured in China are low-end products using low-end technology. However, regulations such as Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification are forcing manufacturers to improve product quality and manufacturing environments, which is expected to result in higher production costs...

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The top five provincial areas in terms of sales revenue in the industry are Shandong, Henan, Jiangsu, Hubei and Guangdong, which jointly account for 77.6% of total industry revenue in 2017.

Coastal Provinces

Shandong is the biggest medical material and supply manufacturing province in China, estimated to account for 35.5% of total industry revenue. Shandong, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Guangdong are all coastal provinces, jointly accommodating 58.5% of all enterprises in the industry in 2015. Enterprises in Shandong and Guangdong tend to be large in scale, while Jiangsu and Zhejiang have more small enterprises.

There are several reasons for the high concentration level in these coastal provinces. Fir..

Additional Insights for the Medical Supplies Manufacturing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Medical Supplies Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having an extensive distribution/collection network
  • Economies of scale
  • Effective quality control
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream Demand - General Medical & Surgical Hospitals and Level of Health - Percentage (%) of population with health insurance in the Medical Supplies Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Medical Supplies Manufacturing Industry?

    The Medical Supplies Manufacturing industry in China comprises manufacturers of supplementary and supporting materials and supplies for surgery and dentistry, such as medical fillers, surgical dressings, suturing materials, bandages, absorbable hemostatic materials, dental materials and vacuum capsules used for medical purposes.

    Industry Products
    Surgical dressing
    Soft medical fillers
    Dental materials
    Hemostatic materials
    Suturing materials
    Medicine capsules
    Other medical materials and supplies
    Industry Activities
    Surgical dressing and medical filler
    Dental material
    Aseptic absorbable hemostatic material
    Suturing material
    Medical vacuum capsule

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream Demand - General Medical & Surgical Hospitals
  • Level of Health - Percentage (%) of population with health insurance
  • Industry Regulation
  • Levels of Health - Number of Hospital Visits - Total
  • Service Prices - Health Services

  • Current Performance
  • Employment and wages
  • Greater access to medical services
  • Employment and wages
  • International trade
  • Government influence on the industry
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Domestic demand
  • Exports
  • Imports
  • Enterprises and employment
  • Table: Medical Supplies Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Medical Supplies Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Pharmacies & Drugstores
  • General Hospitals
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospitals
  • Plastic Surgery Hospitals

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electrical Equipment and Machinery Manufacturing
  • Plastic Board, Pipe & Sheet Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Surgical dressing
  • Soft medical fillers
  • Dental materials
  • Hemostatic materials
  • Suturing materials
  • Other medical materials and supplies
  • Medicine capsules
  • Chart: Medical Supplies Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Healthcare service coverage
  • Product prices
  • Household disposable income
  • Healthcare insurance coverage
  • Aging population
  • Disease outbreaks
  • Demand from downstream industries

  • Major Markets
  • General hospitals
  • Health centers
  • Specialized hospitals
  • Traditional Chinese medicine hospitals
  • Other medical institutions
  • Exports
  • Retailers
  • Maternal and child healthcare hospitals
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Medical Supplies Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent
  • Utilities
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Medical Supplies Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Quality
  • Marketing networks
  • Branding
  • Innovation
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Medical Supplies Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Shandong Weigao Group Co., Ltd.Henan PiaoAn Group Co., Ltd.Jiangsu Province JianErKang Medical Dressing Co., Ltd.Sichuan Nigale Biomedical Co., Ltd.
  • Table: Shandong Weigao Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Henan PiaoAn Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Jiangsu Province JianErKang Medical Dressing Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Sichuan Nigale Biomedical Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Medical Supplies Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Medical Supplies Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Good Manufacturing Practice (Gmp)
  • A compulsory certification for manufacturer management and quality control testing of foods, pharmaceutical products and medical devices.
  • Health Centers
  • Small-scale medical institutions providing basic health services, usually located in rural areas and urban communities.
  • Hemostatic Materials
  • Used to stop bleeding.
  • Inpatient
  • Patients that are treated in hospital ward beds.
  • Medical Capsule
  • Vacuum-packed capsules used for medical purposes, usually containing medicine in granule form.
  • New Cooperative Medical Care System
  • A health insurance system aiming to provide basic health insurance for rural citizens by raising funds from the central government, local governments and rural citizens.
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (Sars)
  • A respiratory disease in humans caused by the SARS coronavirus. The disease broke out in China in 2003.
  • Suturing Materials
  • Used to suture wounds.
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