In 2015 the GDP growth rate in Argentina was 1.2%. Overall, looking at the GDP rate since 2011, it has been a turbulent up and down, coming from as high as 8.4% in 2011 to a forecasted -1% in 2016. Healthcare expenditures in Argentina were around €20 bn in 2015, approximately 4.6% of the GDP.
The Market for Medical Devices in Latin America: Leaving the years of unpredictability far behind, and growing steadily into an opportunity to build a stable business
It is already a number of years ago that we started wondering when countries like Brazil, Mexico, Colombia and Argentina would finally leave their status of “promising” behind them, and develop into predictable, flourishing healthcare markets that would allow sustainable commercial operations. With a bit of candor, Latin America is developing into that sizable, predictable […]
As is the case with many countries today, Argentina is currently facing some familiar challenges in terms of healthcare. This blog article, by Ritza Suazo, provides insight in the longer term effect of recent reforms in healthcare.
Argentina is a federal constitutional republic with twenty-three provinces and an autonomous city (i.e. Buenos Aires). While the provinces are administratively divided into departments and municipalities, Buenos Aires is administered through a number of “communes”. Provinces in Argentina enjoy a high amount of autonomy (e.g. they organize their own local governments, and they own and […]
New countries have quickly become a clear spot on the radar screen of global companies, looking for growth. These companies are already dealing with markets such as the BRICS, SE-ASIA, The NEXT ELEVEN, etc., but lately their attention, opportunity assessment and planning efforts have crystalized around an all-new series of countries. In the wake of this […]