Sunday, 20 Nov 2011
Healthcare Services Opportunities in China
2011 is the first year of China’s 12th Five Year Plan and also the closing year of the Phase I Chinese healthcare reform. Currently, 16 cities are conducting national level pilot public hospital reform projects. These projects cover a population of over 80 million, larger than the UK but represents only 6.0% of the overall Chinese population. There are nearly 4000 public hospitals are under these scheme. There are an additional 31 cities at provincial level under the regional scheme.
Research is critical when considering new markets. UKTI provides market research services which can help UK companies doing business overseas including:
Overseas Market Introduction Service (OMIS). Bespoke research into potential markets, and support during your visits overseas.
Export Marketing Research Scheme. In depth subsidised research service administered by the British chambers of Commerce on behalf of UKTI
Contact your local International Trade Advisor if you are interested in accessing these services, or for general advice in developing your export strategy.