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|Medical Technologies Trade Mission to Turkey -- Dental Eq., Health Care Services, Medical Eq.|
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The U.S. Department of Commerce's , U.S. Commercial Service is organizing an Executive-Led Healthcare Trade Mission to Turkey on May 4-8, 2014.
Turkey has a compelling economic success story to tell and its healthcare sector has followed suit. 2011 and 2012 were record breaking years for U.S. exports to Turkey. The Government of Turkey has set an ambitious goal of becoming a top ten economy by 2023. Turkey is currently the seventeenth largest economy. Turkish medical equipment market is a $3 billion market having registered 5-10% annual growth since 2002. Ninety percent of the market is dominated by imported medical products. With current government's on-going investments in the healthcare sector, Turkey continues to be an attractive market for advanced and innovative American medical products.
The mission will focus on high potential healthcare opportunities identified by our market research – a copy of which is available for download on this page. Mission participants will be introduced to carefully vetted potential distributors, partners, procurement representatives and end users via pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings. Participants will achieve a deep understanding of the Turkish healthcare environment through conversations with Turkish government officials, U.S. Commercial Service Officers and Commercial Specialists. The three-city mission to Ankara, Istanbul and Izmir will also include tours at public and private sector hospitals.
|Jessica Dulkadir, Trade Event Programs|
International Trade Specialist
|Ebru Olcay, Istanbul|
Phone:  212-335 9223
|Manoj Desai, Istanbul|
Principal Commercial Officer
Phone: +90 212 335 9302
|Michelle Ouellette, Boston|
Senior International Trade Specialist