Mexico has emerged as one of the most important medical equipment and devices market in the Americas.
Medical equipment and components are now being imported from the United States or Canada into Mexico; duty-free, processed and assembled into products and re-exported. The growing demand for healthcare services and availability of skilled workforce made Mexico highly attractive to importers, exporters, and investors.
Facts and figures: Mexico’s medical device industry
- Global export leaders to the U.S.
- More than exports to the U.S. $3.4 billion in 2012
- 223 companies manufacturing medical devices
- 92% of medical devices manufactured are exported to U.S.