The global medical device and diagnostic market in 2008 was reported to be worth US$335bn with approximately 50% of this in the US alone (US$160bn). The NZ healthcare market is 0.3% total world healthcare market and therefore approximately 90% of New Zealand medical technologies are exported.
One of the biggest challenges facing New Zealand medical technology manufacturers is how to take product to the international markets. Which markets to penetrate? When to go to these markets? How to go to these markets? What are the specific market regulatory requirements? What market analysis is available?
These pages have been designed to help companies by supplying access to resources and links to key information sites regarding the major export markets.