Singapore is renowned for its role as a healthcare hub for the region. With patients traveling from neighboring countries, Singapore draws over 400,000 patients to receive its high-quality healthcare. Regularly listed in the top ranks for global healthcare, Singapore continues to be a lucrative medical device market with high demand for healthcare and research communities.
The government is very committed to Singapore’s healthcare needs, installing a long-term plan to raise GDP spending on healthcare to 8%, up from 4.6% currently. The National Health Expenditure is expected to rise to US$9.6 billion per year by 2020. Singapore has strong fundamentals in healthcare excellence, providing strong infrastructure and universal health coverage, further increasing the demand in the Singapore medical device market.
Medical device manufactures that are looking to enter the Singapore market are encourage to contact Asia Actual for an initial conversation and market assessment.