— Latest update: March 2022 —
Japan is one of the largest producers and import markets of medical devices in the world and the majority of the device manufacturers in Japan are small and medium-sized enterprises. The rapidly aging Japanese population, increasing number of patients with chronic and life-style diseases, universal health insurance coverage and regulatory measures will continue to drive demand in the medical device market.
Japan’s medical device market is highly dependent on imports, especially sophisticated products such as pacemakers and surgical robotic systems.
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