EPRS Admin By / September 26, 2014

Top 5 exporters in the medical device industry (expressed as a percentage of the total exports in the sector, 2013)

Source: EU COMEXT data (2013)

Top 5 exporters in the medical device industry (expressed as a percentage of the total exports in the sector, 2013)

The European medical device industry supplies a 100 billion EUR market and employs
approximately 575, 000 people, representing 25 per cent of the worldwide market, and
following the US which remain the worldwide leader with 45 per cent of the global
market (Ecorys, 2011). The sector worldwide has been extremely dynamic over the last
four years, with an average yearly growth of 10 per cent (Eucomed, 2012). Key players in
Europe are Germany (€22.8 billion sales in 2009) and France (€19 billion in 2009).


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