Business Monitor International

Pakistan Medical Devices Report

Published 26 March 2014

  • 134 pages
Pakistan Medical Devices Report

Espicom Industry View: The Pakistan medical device market is small for a country its size. Domestic production is limited primarily to steel surgical instruments and the majority of the market is supplied by im ports. In 2013, BMI Espicom estimates that the medical device market wa s worth US$ 259.7 mn, or US$1. 4 per capita. The medical device market is expected to grow at a r easonable rate, with a CAGR of 6.3 % forecast for the 2013-2018 period.

Headline Industry Forecasts

  • The Pakistan medical device market is small, in value terms, for a country its size and its development is affected by ongoing socio-political problems and reoccurring security threats. In US dollar terms, the Pakistan medical device market is projected to expand by a 6.3% CAGR from 2013-2018. This should see it rise from an estimated US$259.7mn in 2013 to US$352.0mn in 2018. By product area, the performance in CAGR terms from 2013-2018 is projected to range from 18.3% for orthopaedics & prosthetics to 3.8% for patient aids.

  • The medical device market is heavily supplied by imports, which account for over 90% of the market. In US dollar terms, imports fell by 13.2% in 2012 to US$250.4mn, compared with US$288.6mn reported for 2011. As with local currency, imports grew each year from 2008-2011. In CAGR terms, imports grew by 4.7% from 2007-2012. By product area, performance in CAGR terms in the 2007-2012 period ranged from 21.0% for orthopaedics & prosthetics to 1.3% for other medical devices.

  • In US dollar terms, exports grew each year in the 2007-2012 period except for 2009 and 2010, when they fell by 8.4% and 3.1% respectively. In 2012, exports rose by 3.5% to reach US$335.9mn. In CAGR terms, exports grew by 3.8% from 2007-2012. By product area, performance ranged from 36.4% for patient aids to -12.2% for consumables.

  • Surgical instruments make up the bulk of a limited domestic manufacturing sector. This takes place in facilities in the Punjab region of Sialkot and...

The Pakistan Medical Devices Report features market forecasts supported by trade, production and healthcare estimates by Espicom, a Business Monitor International (BMI) company. These forecasts and estimates focus on six product areas: Consumables, Diagnostic Imaging, Dental Products, Orthopaedics & Prosthetics, Patient Aids and Other Medical Devices.

Detailed product breakdown for market, trade and production data in Pakistan provides industry professionals, strategists, company executives and analysts with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Pakistan Medical Devices industry.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's Medical Devices market forecasts, which take into account macroeconomic and industry-specific forecasts for Pakistan, to test analysis as it is a key input for budgeting and strategic business planning. Use our standardised data to gain a better understanding of market performance in Pakistan.
  • Target Business Opportunities in the Pakistan Medical Devices market by using our assessments and projections for demographic trends, regulatory developments, investment dynamics and domestic demand in Pakistan.
  • Assess the activities and market position of your competitors via our assessments of domestic production, national and multinational manufacturers, along with the trade and distribution outlets of multinationals, key company developments and future growth prospects.


BMI Industry View
Provides industry, political and economic views. Briefly analyses the Medical Devices market, taking into account the latest industry forecasts, healthcare indicators and industry trends & developments.

SWOT analyses of the Medical Devices market, the political environment, the economic landscape and the business environment.

Industry Forecasts
Evaluates and analyses the Medical Devices market in terms of historical and forecast trends, covering six product areas and 40+ specific product categories. In addition, presents annual and monthly import and export trade data.

Product Areas:

  • Consumables: medical dressings, suturing materials, syringes, needles & catheters, blood-grouping reagents, first-aid boxes & kits, ostomy products and surgical gloves.
  • Diagnostic Imaging: electrocardiographs, ultrasound, MRI, scintigraphic apparatus, other electrodiagnostic apparatus (i.e. patient monitors), CT scanners, other X-ray apparatus, ABC ray apparatus, contrast media, X-ray film, X-ray tubes and other imaging parts & accessories.
  • Dental Products: dental drills, dental chairs, dental X-ray, dental cements, dental instruments and teeth & other fittings.
  • Orthopaedics & Prosthetics: fixation devices, artificial joints and other artificial body parts.
  • Patient Aids: hearing aids, pacemakers, other portable aids (i.e. stents), mechano-therapy apparatus and therapeutic respiration apparatus.
  • Other Medical Devices: wheelchairs, ophthalmic instruments, hospital furniture, medical/surgical sterilisers, UV/IF apparatus, blood pressure monitors, endoscopy monitors, dialysis apparatus, transfusion apparatus and anaesthesia apparatus.

Macroeconomic Forecasts
Presents macroeconomic forecasts impacting the Medical Devices market.

Industry Risk Rewards Rankings
Industry Risk Rewards Rankings (IRRR) tool, which provides a globally comparative and numerically based assessment of the Medical Devices market’s attractiveness.

Market Overview
Assesses the Medical Devices market in the current year. Additionally, covers healthcare intelligence affecting the market, including healthcare organisation, healthcare developments and health expenditure. Includes historical healthcare data, in terms of health status, health expenditure, health infrastructure, health services and health personnel.

Industry Trends & Developments
Analyses the latest industry trends and developments shaping the market, in terms of monthly trade performance, forecast trends, production changes, regulatory developments, competitive strategies, political events and economic performance.

Regulatory Developments
Focuses on the latest regulatory developments, covering the competent authority, the latest regulations and marketing registrations. Also, reviews key pricing & reimbursement measures.

Competitive Landscape
Values historical Medical Devices production, and analyses the presence of national and multinational manufacturers operating in the market. Also, compares the presence of leading multinational company operations, either via sales & marketing, distribution or manufacture. Finally, takes into account market access drivers, including major distribution channels, trade associations and trade shows.

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