Number №3, 2023 - page 7-23

China as a supplier of medical equipment in the Russian Federation. Options for cooperation and features of working with Chinese suppliers DOI: 10.29188/2712-9217-2023-9-3-7-23

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Zelensky M.M. China as a supplier of medical equipment in the Russian Federation. Options for cooperation and features of working with Chinese suppliers. Russian Journal of Telemedicine and E-Health 2023;9(3):7-23; https://doi.org/10.29188/2712‑9217‑2023‑9‑3‑7‑23

  • Zelensky M.M. – CEO Cyfromed LLC,co-founder of Evercare.ru, editor-in-chief of Evercare.ru; Moscow, Russia; RSCI Author ID 1119957
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The global political and economic situation in recent years has had a significant impact on many areas of life, including healthcare. The sanctions imposed against Russia have become a real challenge for the participants of the medical equipment market, causing a number of problems that both manufacturers and consumers of this equipment have to overcome.

In this article, we will look at exactly how the sanctions affected the market of medical devices, and what prospects are opening up for the Russian medical industry in the field of import substitution.

Look at the China from the point of view of a supplier of medical equipment under sanctions. We will describe the main ways of cooperation with chinese suppliers: from finding a specific solution in China to localization of production in Russia. Let's highlight the subtleties that exist when working with manufacturers from China.

In order for the topic to be fully disclosed, here is a list of the largest manufacturers of medical equipment and gadgets for the medical industry.

According to the author, in the conditions of a shortage of Western equipment and restrictions in the maintenance of existing equipment, it is necessary to pay attention to the east. China as a global manufacturer of materials, components and finished products can help replace some of the equipment, and eventually completely displace Western technology.

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