In this short presentation delivered in Nov-15 at the Asia Medical Tourism Congress in Guilin, China, Global Growth Markets CEO Pete Read outlines China's private hospital sector and some of the opportunities for direct investment.
"In the current decade China's domestic market is becoming an ever more important driver of growth. It’s all about consumption. This means changing lifestyles, less healthy eating habits, less exercise, less Tai Qi, more TV. And as a result, more NCDs - non-communicable diseases. While these trends are not unique to China - we see the same thing in India, Southeast Asia and the US for example - China’s healthcare sector is consequently struggling to cope, and is now opening up to foreign investment to help relieve that pressure. As a result of that, we are now seeing top quality hospitals being built..."