Which Country Imports the Most Orthopedic Artificial Joints in the World?

Medical And Dental Instruments May 28, 2018
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

Which Country Imports the Most Orthopedic Artificial Joints in the World?

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In 2016, the global stationery imports totaled 2.5M tonnes, import ,therefore, remained relatively stable against the previous year level. Overall, stationery imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2010, when it surged by 4% against the previous year level. Global stationery import peaked of 2.7M tonnes in 2007; however, from 2008 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

In value terms, stationery imports stood at $4.2B in 2016. Overall, stationery imports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. Over the period under review, global stationery imports reached its maximum level of $4.8B in 2008; however, from 2009 to 2016, it stood at a somewhat lower level.

Top Stationery Importing Countries in the World

1. USA (1,021.0 million USD)

2. Germany (295.5 million USD)

3. United Kingdom (286.8 million USD)

4. France (204.4 million USD)

5. Netherlands (145.5 million USD)

6. Australia (120.5 million USD)

7. Mexico (54.7 million USD)

8. China (24.8 million USD)

9. Czech Republic (24.3 million USD)

10. Malaysia (12.9 million USD)

11. Indonesia (7.6 million USD)

12. India (5.9 million USD)

Stationery Imports By Country

In 2016, China (612K tonnes) was the main importer for stationery, mixed up 25% of total imports. The U.S. (200K tonnes) took a 8% share (based on tonnes) of global stationery imports, which put it in second place, following India (5%), and Indonesia (5%). Mexico (95K tonnes), the UK (95K tonnes), Germany (92K tonnes), Malaysia (57K tonnes), France (51K tonnes), Australia (44K tonnes), the Netherlands (42K tonnes), and Czech Republic (39K tonnes) held the minor share of total imports.

China experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. At the same time, Czech Republic (+2.6%), Malaysia (+1.8%), Indonesia (+1.3%), and India (+1.3%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Czech Republic emerged as the fastest growing importer/exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +2.6% from 2007;2016. Australia, the Netherlands, France, Germany, and Mexico experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, the UK (;3.3%), and the U.S. (;3.9%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2007 to 2016, the share of the U.S. increased by 3% percentage points, while the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the U.S. ($1B) constitutes the largest market for imported stationery worldwide, making up 24% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($296M), with the share of 7% of global imports. It was followed by the UK, with the share of 7%.

From 2007 to 2016, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value of stationery imports in the U.S. shrank by ;1.0%. The remaining importing countries recorded the following average annual rates: Germany (+2.3% per year) and the UK (;2.5% per year).

Stationery Import Prices By Country

The average stationery import price stood at $1,682 per tonne in 2016, remaining constant against the previous year level. Overall, stationery import price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008, when import increased by 9% against the previous year level. Over the period under review, average stationery import price reached its maximum level of $1,844 per tonne in 2011; however, from 2012 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Import prices varied noticeably by country of destination. the country with the highest import prices was the U.S. ($5,109 per tonne), while China ($41 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of stationery import prices was attained by Malaysia (+11.1% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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"IndexBox has just published a new report "World: Artificial Joints For Orthopedic Purposes - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025". Here is a summary of the report's key findings.

In 2016, approx. 295K tonnes of orthopedic prosthetics were imported worldwide- picking up by 85% against the previous year level. In general, orthopedic prosthetics imports continue to indicate a remarkable expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2016, an increase of 85% y-o-y. In that year, global orthopedic prosthetics imports attained its maximum volume, and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, orthopedic prosthetics imports stood at $54B in 2016. Overall, it indicated a prominent increase from 2007 to 2016: the total imports value increased at an average annual rate of +11.5% over the last nine years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations throughout the analyzed period. Based on the result of 2016, orthopedic prosthetics imports decreased by -1.2% against its level of 2014. Global orthopedic prosthetics import peaked of $55B in 2014- however, from 2015 to 2016, it failed to regain its strength.

Top Orthopedic Prosthetics Importing Countries in the World

1. Germany (5.4 billion USD)

2. Netherlands (5.0 billion USD)

3. France (3.6 billion USD)

4. Belgium (3.0 billion USD)

5. Japan (2.9 billion USD)

6. United Kingdom (2.1 billion USD)

7. Spain (1.2 billion USD)

8. Ireland (0.7 billion USD)

9. Mexico (0.4 billion USD)

10. Malaysia (0.3 billion USD)

Orthopedic Prosthetics Imports By Country

Malaysia (129K tonnes) was the largest importing country with an import of around 129K tonnes, which recorded 44% of total imports. It was distantly followed by Mexico (23K tonnes), the Netherlands (16K tonnes), the UK (16K tonnes), Germany (15K tonnes), and Belgium (14K tonnes), together mixed up 28% share of total orthopedic prosthetics imports. France (13K tonnes), Spain (6.4K tonnes), Ireland (4.9K tonnes), and Japan (4.6K tonnes) followed a long way behind this figure.

Imports into Malaysia decreased at an average annual rate of nan% from 2007 to 2016. At the same time, Japan (+15.3%), Germany (+13.2%), France (+9.5%), the UK (+7.1%), the Netherlands (+4.2%), Ireland (+3.6%), Spain (+2.6%), and Mexico (+2.6%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Japan emerged as the fastest growing importer/exporter in the world, with a CAGR of +15.3% from 2007-2016. By contrast, Belgium (-2.8%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. Mexico (-1.6%), the Netherlands (-1.7%), the UK (-2.5%), France (-2.5%), and Germany (-3.3%) significantly weakened its position in terms of the global imports, while the shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Germany ($5.4B), the Netherlands ($5B) and France ($3.6B) appeared as the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2016, together accounting for 26% of global imports.Belgium, Japan, the UK, Spain, Ireland, Mexico and Malaysia lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 20%.

Malaysia (+22.5% per year) experienced the highest growth rate of orthopedic prosthetics imports, in terms of the main importing countries, over the last 9 year period, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Orthopedic Prosthetics Import Prices By Country

The average orthopedic prosthetics import price stood at $183 per kg in 2016, coming down by -44.0% against the previous year. Overall, orthopedic prosthetics import price continues to indicate a drastic decline. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010, when import increased by 13% from the previous year level. In that year, average orthopedic prosthetics import price attained its maximum level of $362 per kg. From 2011 to 2016, growth of average orthopedic prosthetics import price stood at a somewhat lower level.

There were significant differences in the average import prices amongst major importing countries. In 2016, the country with the highest import prices was Japan ($628 per kg), while Malaysia ($2,361 per tonne) was among the lowest.

From 2007 to 2016, the most notable growth rate of orthopedic prosthetics import prices was attained by Malaysia (nan% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

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  • orthopedic prosthetics market share
  • orthopedic prosthetics prices
  • orthopedic prosthetics industry
  • orthopedic prosthetics sales
  • orthopedic prosthetics import
  • orthopedic prosthetics export
  • orthopedic prosthetics market forecast
  • orthopedic prosthetics price forecast
  • key orthopedic prosthetics producers

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Source: World: Artificial Joints For Orthopedic Purposes - Market Report. Analysis and Forecast to 2025