Medical device company Medtronic has been reprimanded by the Chinese government for accidentally listing Tibet, Taiwan and Hong Kong as separate countries on its website. more

15 Jan 2018 11:05 News

A new report released by management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has highlighted that medical technology is expected to break out of the emerging markets and onto the global stage. more

22 May 2017 12:00 News

As managing director of IDC UK and IDC China, Stephen Knowles has a solid understanding of product naming in China. He outlines some of the key considerations for companies entering this market. more

6 Apr 2017 10:12 Opinion

China is encouraging the development of the medical device industry by publishing an industry specific report. more

18 Jan 2017 16:40 News

Medical and pharmaceutical manufacturer Raumedic has signed a partnership and distribution agreement with medical appliance company, Woke Medical. more

20 Dec 2016 12:10 News

Medical device maker Medtronic’s Chinese unit has been fined $17 million for pricing violations. more

8 Dec 2016 10:20 News

Opportunities for medical device companies in China and the Asia Pacific region continue to be strong. However, businesses need to consider the regulatory framework in place designed to protect and encourage domestic manufacture, says Lu Rahman more

24 Nov 2016 13:00 News

Contract manufacturing organisation PaizaBio has secured approval from China’s FDA (CFDA) to add anew aseptic injectable production capability at its facility in Hangzhou, China. more

3 Oct 2016 16:00 News

This year’s Chinaplas on 25-28 April, 2016 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre will feature a plethora of polymer technologies aimed at improving today’s healthcare environment more

7 Mar 2016 09:12 News

This year’s Chinaplas – Shanghai, 25-28 April 2016 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre – sees the event celebrate its 30th birthday more

1 Jan 2016 11:00 News

Industrial Design Consultancy (IDC) advises about emerging markets. IDC China’s, YiFei Dai, shares her experience on the ground in China and Stephen Knowles, IDC in the UK, discuss Western companies developing products for China and India more

20 Oct 2015 12:26 , Opinion

PolyOne celebrated the opening of its new Asia Innovation Centre in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday 23 June. more

25 Jun 2015 09:25 News

The China Food and Drug Administrator (CFDA) announced that, the fee for registering a new locally-made drug is set to soar to 624,000 yuan ($100,637) compared with just 35,000 yuan in 2013. more

29 May 2015 00:00 News

Home & away: China’s decision to encourage Chinese-made medical devices may affect the business of global companies currently attracted to the country more

18 Aug 2014 14:29 News

China in your hand: Vermont-based manufacturing company GW Plastics increases plans for growth. more

18 Jun 2014 14:41 News

Red warning: China's food and drug watchdog has blacklisted ten websites for containing false information on medical devices. more

14 Mar 2014 14:11 News

West Pharmaceutical Services recently dedicated its second manufacturing plant in China—marking an expanded presence in Asian markets. The plant is located in Shanghai and manufactures components used for packaging injectable drugs. more

27 Sep 2013 13:32 News

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A UK vehicle for awarding public funds for research in medical technology manufacturing has published a list of Chinese business opportunities for UK companies. The list is based on actual requests from Chinese companies. more

5 Feb 2013 00:00 News

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China's medical device market is booming as the growing middle class demand a quality of healthcare which is akin to Western standards. US silicone manufacturer Dow Corning has written about its experience in the market. more

24 Jan 2013 00:00 News

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BASF and Chinese petroleum and chemical manufacturer Sinopec have taken important steps in the establishment of China's first ever isononanol (INA) plant, a feedstock for the plasticiser DINCH, an alternative to DEHP for plasticising PVC. more

22 Jan 2013 00:00 News