Welcome toMaghreb Life SciencesSeminarDissemination SeminarJenni Mäkipää, Finpro Life SciencesHelsinki, 27.10.2011
Index             •   Project Objectives             •   Project Background and activities             •   Life Science sc...
LS Maghreb Project Objectives                      to find concrete business              To enable Finnish LS            ...
Background             • Europe and US market mature markets with high competition             • 2008 Africa DUO project (...
Project Activities       2010           2011                             Project Core Team                               J...
Maghreb:         Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia•   All states are members of the Arab    Maghreb Union (l’Un...
Maghreb Overview                                     Morocco              Algeria              Tunisia   Population       ...
FDI in Maghreb                            Foreign Direct Investment by                            type of company         ...
Public Health Care Expenditure/capita       •   Tunisian healthcare figures are the highest among the 3 countries in this ...
Fairs in Healthcare Sector       ALGERIA                                                  MOROCCO       SIEHM Medical & Ho...
Project Finance in The Health Sector•   Development Financiers     – European Union / European Investment Bank     – Afric...
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Introduction to Maghreb life sciences seminar Finpro

  1. 1. Welcome toMaghreb Life SciencesSeminarDissemination SeminarJenni Mäkipää, Finpro Life SciencesHelsinki, 27.10.2011
  2. 2. Index • Project Objectives • Project Background and activities • Life Science scope for the project • Maghreb Countries • Overview of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia • Project Finance04/11/2011 © Finpro 2
  3. 3. LS Maghreb Project Objectives to find concrete business To enable Finnish LS opportunities in the Maghreb companies to start life science markets for Finnish planning their market companies strategies in the area • Morocco • Health sector landscape • Algeria • Main players • Local network creation (companies and institutions) • Tunisia • Future trends • Finpro LS market expert pool • Business models available • Hospital market • Earnings logics • Focused export promotion • Dental market • Company pilots • Purchasing logics • E-health market • Health tourism04/11/2011 © Finpro 3
  4. 4. Background • Europe and US market mature markets with high competition • 2008 Africa DUO project (Finpro, Tekes, TEM) which indicated future growth market with maturing market potential. The results showed that life science sector was one of the major sectors with business potential. • Need to define the business potential from marco-level to micro-level. • Maghreb countries have close trade relations with Europe and ahead in their market maturation process04/11/2011 © Finpro 4
  5. 5. Project Activities 2010 2011 Project Core Team Jenni Mäkipää Anneli Virtanen Heli Pasanen-Zentz Paula Strand04/11/2011 © Finpro 5
  6. 6. Maghreb: Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia• All states are members of the Arab Maghreb Union (l’Union de Maghreb Arabe, UMA). UMA promotes regional integration with emphasis on economic and political co-operation.• IMF (International Monetary Fund) divides the region into three groups: - Major oil producers - Algeria and Libya - Emerging markets - Morocco and Tunisia - Poorest country - Mauritania (oil production started in 2006)• The population of Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco is around 77 million and the proportion of Muslims is almost 100 %.
  7. 7. Maghreb Overview Morocco Algeria Tunisia Population 31,5 million 34,9 million 10,5 million GDP € 65,4 billion $ 139,8 billion € 33,4 billion GDP per capita € 2 076 $ 3 926 € 3180 GDP growth 4,9 % 2,3 % 3,7 % Healthcare expenditure of GDP 5,4 % 5,6 % 6% Public hospitals 133 47 hospitals 172 hospitals 460 polyclinics 9 para-public Private hospitals 270 130 116 6 15 16,00 % % % 41 % 79 84,00 59 % % % Public Private04/11/2011 © Finpro 7
  8. 8. FDI in Maghreb Foreign Direct Investment by type of company 2008-2009Date 8 © Finpro
  9. 9. Public Health Care Expenditure/capita • Tunisian healthcare figures are the highest among the 3 countries in this study • Algerian figures have been growing the most 2001-2003 • Moroccan figures lowest but growing steadilyDate 9 © Finpro
  10. 10. Fairs in Healthcare Sector ALGERIA MOROCCO SIEHM Medical & Hospital Equipment International MEDICAL EXPO International Exhibition of Health Expo Care Place: Palais des Expositions dAlger Place: Casablanca - Office des Foires et Expositions Date: Beginning of April de Casablanca http://www.ofec.ma Frequency: once a year Date:12-15 January 2012 Frequency: once a year SIMEM International Pharmaceuticals & Medical Equipment Expo OFFICINE EXPO Pharma Fair & Place: Palais de la Culture d’Alger IPE Industrie Pharma Expo Date: End of April Place: Marrakech – Palais de Congrès Mansour Frequency: once a year Eddahbi Date 2-3 March 2012 FORUM LABO ALGERIE Laboratory Suppliers Frequency: once a year Exhibition Place: Palais des Expositions dAlger TUNISIA Date: May 2011/2013 Frequency: every 2 years SANTE EXPO Health Expo Place: Parc des expositions du Kram, Tunis S.E. A. - SALON DE LEXTERNALISATION EN Date: 01-04.03.2012 ALGÉRIE Frequency: once a year Out-Sourcing Event In Algeria Place: Algiers - Hôtel Sheraton Club des Pins Date: October Frequency: once a yearDate © Finpro 10
  11. 11. Project Finance in The Health Sector• Development Financiers – European Union / European Investment Bank – African Development Bank – World Bank• Health sector funding is focused on technical assistance, capacity building and development of health care systems• Other Financiers – Finnfund / Finnpartnership – Finnvera – Finnish Concessional Credits (Tunisia and Morocco eligible) – Nordic Investment Bank – Commercial Banks – Arabic financiers

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