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Japanese Medical Materials Market To Grow 3 Percent In 2009

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Japanese marketing firm Fuji Chimera Research estimated Japan's medical materials market will grow by 3 percent to ¥898.1 billion in 2009. Ophthalmic devices such as contact lens will grow by 5 percent to ¥211 billion. Biotech-related materials such as DNA chips will also continue to grow. In comparison, one-time-use catheters and syringes will experience declining demands due to price competition and medical cost reductions. (Click here for more - Japanese language



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