(PRWEB UK) 28 April 2013
Northern European countries are projected to represent a combined medical device market value of US$8.7 billion by 2017.
According to the new report 'The Outlook for Medical Devices in Northern Europe' the seven Northern European medical device markets are diverse, from the stable well-developed markets of Scandinavia to the less well-funded healthcare systems of the Baltic States. The Eurozone crisis is affecting these markets but opportunities still exist. Healthcare provision remains a high priority for governments in the region and countries such as Sweden are keen to be at the forefront of technological development.
The report reveals that the size of the Danish medical device market was estimated at US$1,615 million in 2012, equal to US$288 per capita. The market is expected to expand by a CAGR of 5.9% until 2017, reaching US$2,151 million, or US$377 per capita.
The size of the Norwegian medical device market was estimated to be US$1.1 billion in 2012, equal to US$229 per capita. The market is expected to grow by a CAGR of 3.9% to reach US$1.4 billion by 2017, equal to US$270 per capita. Due to the small scale of domestic production, any increases in market demand are likely to be met by imports.
View the report: 'The Outlook for Medical Devices in Northern Europe'.