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Show report Vietnam Medi-pharm Expo 2017

21/03/2018 09:03

The 17th International Medical, Hospital & Pharmaceutical Exhibition has successfully held while accommodated over 9,300 trade meetings between domestic and foreign enterprises. The 17th  VIETNAM MEDI-PHARM EXPO is a prominent trade exhibition that organized by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Industry and Trade in 3 days (17-19/8/2017) at the SECC Exhibition Center, District 7, HCMC.

The topic “Together for Community Health” will be discussed through policy discussions in the health sector, together with a showcase of advanced technology in the pharmaceutical and health sectors that will contribute to increasing the Quality of medical examination for citizen.

According to the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham), the market value of medical equipment in Vietnam is currently at 465.4 million USD and expected to grow at 1.4 billionUSD in 2018. With the economy growing, the incomes are rising; thus, the demand for health care and protection is increasing, accompanied by the demand for food supplements and medical equipment. Meanwhile, Vietnam has only about 50 medical device manufacturers licensed by the Ministry of Health, supplying only about 600 samples, most of which are simple and not enough to meet the demand of market.


The exhibition attracted the participation of  250 booths from 22 countries and territories such as: USA, German, Italia, France, Ucraina, Belarus, Russia, Uzebekistan, Iran, Turkey, Korea, Japan, China, India, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam, … which exhibit 5 mains groups: (1) Medical & Labotatory Equipment; (2) Pharmaceutical Product & Processing Machinery; (3) Hospital And Equipment; (4) Opthalmology; (5) Dental Product & Technology.


The investment in hi-tech medical equipment is mainly concentrated in major hospitals in big cities such as Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Hue, Da Nang, Can Tho. Especially, Ho Chi Minh City in the next three years is estimated to invest about $ 900 million to upgrade medical equipment for hospitals. At the exhibition, many trustful importers and manufacturers participated in the exhibitionsuch as: Tai Phat Trading Service Co., Ltd, Nguyen Quoc Trading & Services JSC, Hoang Quoc Medical Equipment Co., Ltd, Nguyen Vy Trading Co. Ltd, Hoa Y Co. Ltd,...

In addition, the national pavilions from Japan, Korea, Singapore, India, China attracted the majority of visitors because of the new technology products in the specific categories such as surgery endoscopic, endoscopic, dental, ophthalmic, laboratory centrifuges, precision metal components in the biomedical sector; laser; tactile sensor, etc.

According to survey statistics, the exhibition has welcomed about 20 hospital teams, doctors in Ho Chi Minh City and neighboring provinces (Long An, Long Xuyen, Binh Duong, Can Tho, ...) (11%); International guests are organizations, businesses (12%); Distributors / importers (56%) are from USA, Germany, France, Czech Republic, Poland, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, etc.


VIETNAM MEDI-PHARM EXPO2017 finished a successful trading season with 85% of enterprises surveyed to participate in Hanoi (7-9/12/2017) and in Ho Chi Minh City (2- 4/08/2018). The event was organized by Vinexad with 42 years of experience, and received the active cooperation of local associations such as Ho Chi Minh Medical Equipment Association(HMEA); Ho Chi Minh City Business Association(HUBA) and Foreign trade promotion organizations. Local and foreign news agencies (Health Magazine, Health Yellow Page, Vietnam News, Saigon Businessmen Weekend, Pharma Review India, Medical Healthcare Asia (Singapore), Informedix (Italy), MHS Medical Health (Taiwan), PharmaWorld (Banglasesh), …