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Turkey Medical Devices Report

Published 28 August 2014

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Turkey Medical Devices Report

Espicom Industry View: The Turkish medical device market is expected to grow by a CAGR of 3.4 % over the 2013-2018 period, driven by import growth, the expansion of healthcare facilities , including the large city hospital complexes, and rising health expenditure. The market is largely supplied by imports but its reliance on medical devices manufactured outside of the country should reduce if the government is successful in implementing a project that is intended to boost the domestic production of diagnostic medical devices and other medical equipment.

Headline Industry Forecasts

  • In 2013, the Turkish medical device market was estimated at US$2,421.6mn, or US$32 per capita. This total was almost twice the size of the Czech market; in per capita terms, the market was similar to Bulgaria. The 2008-2013 CAGR was estimated at 2.4% but the market is expected to expand at a slightly higher CAGR of 3.4% over the 2013-2018 period, reaching US$2,865.3mn, or US$36 per capita by 2018.

  • Around 85% of the medical device market is supplied by imports. Turkey imported medical devices valued at US$2,058.4mn in 2013; this represented an increase of 6.8% over 2012, in US dollar terms, and a 2008-2013 CAGR of 2.9%. Imports have generally improved since the large decrease in 2009 caused by poor economic conditions.

  • Turkey exports more medical devices than most neighbouring countries, and the total is rising, reaching a new high of US$366.9mn in 2013, a rise of 26.0% over the previous year and a 2008-2013 CAGR of 17.2%. The trade deficit grew from -US$1,636.4mn in 2012 to -US$1,691.5mn in 2013, due to stronger import growth.

  • Turkey has a large number of medical manufacturers, but these tend to be small-scale, concentrating on cheap, low-technology items, such as bandages and syringes. Domestic medical device production is estimated to be in excess of US$700mn.

Headline Industry Risk/Reward Ratings

  • Turkey is the third most attractive market in Central & Eastern Europe...

The Turkey 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 Turkey provides industry professionals, strategists, company executives and analysts with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Turkey Medical Devices industry.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's Medical Devices market forecasts, which take into account macroeconomic and industry-specific forecasts for Turkey, 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 Turkey.
  • Target Business Opportunities in the Turkey Medical Devices market by using our assessments and projections for demographic trends, regulatory developments, investment dynamics and domestic demand in Turkey.
  • 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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