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Medical Supplies - Import & Export from China

Medical Supplies is a growing industry in China.  With a population approaching 1.4 billion inhabitants, and an economic power that is surpassed only by the United States, China's medical supplies needs are growing both from an import and export perspective.  High technology Medical Supplies are imported from the United States, Japan, Germany and other countries to China.

Electro-medical diagnostic and imaging equipment lead the import categories of medical supplies in China.  Other popular categories include general medical, dental and surgical supplies.  Some of the Medical Supplies with high growth rates include hearing aids, ultraviolet/infrared ray apparatus and dentures/artificial teeth.  The three largest markets for medical supplies in China are Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou.  

Medical Supplies - HS 90 of the
Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System

China also produces its own Medical Supplies for its domestic market and international markets.

HS Chapter # 90, Optics and medical equipment is one of the top categories of goods imported from China into the United States today.

Major China Medical Supplies Companies

There are a number of major Medical Supplies companies in China providing the nation’s Medical Supplies needs.  For importers looking for import from China opportunities in the Medical Supplies industry, these companies also export a variety of products around the world:

  1. Mingyuan Medicare Development Company Limited focuses on the development and commercialization of protein chips, and biomedical testing products for genetic disease diagnosis and Influenza A detection.
  2. Shandong Weigao Group Medical Polymer Company Limited produces disposable products (syringes, blood bags, infusion sets), dental, anesthetics, blood sampling products, and orthopedic materials and tools.
  3. Mindray Medical International Limited was founded in 1991 in Shenzhen, China, with a goal of delivering high-quality, competitively priced medical supplies in 3 segments: patient monitoring and life support, in-vitro diagnostics and medical imaging.  The company sells its products in 200 countries around the world.
  4. China Medical Technologies, Inc. is a China-based medical device company that develops, manufactures and markets advanced IVD (In vitro diagnostic) products using ECLIA (Enhanced chemiluminescence immunoassay), FISH (Fluorescent in situ hybridization) and SPR (Surface Plasmon Resonance) technologies to detect and monitor various diseases and disorders.
  5. U.S. based, Thermo Fisher Scientific supplies China with high-end analytical instruments as well as laboratory equipment, software, services, consumables and reagents to enable integrated laboratory workflow solutions.  
  6. Singapore based, the Biosensors International group of companies develop, manufacture and market innovative medical devices for interventional cardiology and critical care catheter systems and procedures.  The company also has a noninvasive test for Down Syndrome developed in cooperation with the University of Hong Kong.