Meet FORYOU at HOSPITALAR 2018
HOSPITALAR 2018 will take place in São Paulo, Brazil from May 22-25, 2018, welcome to see FORYOU MEDICAL at Expo Center North Hall Blue 1-50-D. We will carry a range of products, including alginate dressings, foam dressings, hydrogel dressings, absorbable hemostatic gauze and so on, which will grand introduction our silicone foam dressings to the South American market.
Hospitalar is the most important health fair in Brazil and Latin America. The show features products ranging from the most sophisticated state-of-the-art medical technology to disposables. 90,000+ professional visitors and over 1,250 exhibitors are anticipated at this year’s show.
HOSPITALAR 2017 attracted over 90,000 visitors from 54 nations, including 1,500 foreign buyers. Eighty percent of these visitors were from other South American countries. They came from 11 Brazilian states, representing 745 municipalities. Distributors/representatives and hospitals (clinical directors) continue to be the largest group of professional visitors.
Brazil is the largest economy in South America with the highest potential in the healthcare market. Brazil has over 6,400 hospitals and 15,000 clinics and healthcare establishments. The Brazilian healthcare market is over $125 billion. Imports account for approximately 25% of the market, with the U.S. providing 50% of all imports. The medical equipment market is over $6.0 billion.
The continued expansion of the Brazilian private health care sector, particularly in the HMO sector, should create new opportunities for U.S. exporters, particularly for more advanced medical equipment, disposables, diagnostic devices, implants and components.
Brazil’s economy is vibrant. U.S. exports to Brazil grew to US $7 billion in 2016, a 9.4% increase