Health Technologies

Welcome to the International Healthcare Technologies webpage.

Healthcare is a steadily growing industry with an approximate value of $117.4 billion exported from the U.S. in 2011, which has risen almost 26% since 2007. With the recent rapid growth of emerging markets such as Brazil, Russia, India and China there exists a tremendous opportunity for U.S. companies to successfully expand into the international arena.

The Healthcare Team of the U.S. Commercial Service is dedicated to enhancing the global competitiveness of the U.S. health industry, expanding its market access, and increasing exports. It accomplishes this through a variety of resources and services for U.S. companies such as Webinars, Gold Key and Platinum Key Services. The team, comprised of trade specialists from throughout the U.S. and from U.S. Embassies around the world, provides:

Market Intelligence

In-Depth Market Data and Statistics

Trade Counseling

Creating Market Entry Strategies

Business Matchmaking

Identifying and Evaluating potential partners

Regulations and Customs Navigation

Documentation Assistance

In addition to our many services, the Healthcare Team specializes in using both Domestic and International Trade Shows as turnkey events to help foster new business relationships and expand the international presence of U.S. firms by attracting country experts and international buyers.

Detailed Event Information For State of Illinois Trade Mission to Jeddah and MedExpo Detailed Event Information For State of Illinois Trade Mission to Jeddah and MedExpo
State of Illinois Trade Mission to Jeddah and MedExpo -- Health Care Services, Medical Eq.
Location/Date: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 03/30/2013 - 04/08/2013
Event Summary:
The State of Illinois will participate in a trade mission to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in conjunction with the MedExpo Trade Show which takes place from April 6 - 8, 2013 ( The focus of the mission will be SMEs from the medical and healthcare sectors. CS Saudi Arabia will coordinate matchmaking events and provide a commercial briefing to all delegates. When applicable, CS SAudi Arabia will assist delegates at the show.

Erik Hunt, Riyadh
Deputy Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: +966-(0)11- 488-3800 x 4966
Christian Koschil, Chicago
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 312-353-3749
Charles Ranado, Jeddah
Principal Commercial Officer
Phone: +966 (2) 667 0080 x4215
Fazna Riyaz, Riyadh
Budget Assistant
Phone: 966-1-488 3800 x 4873
Wasif Shah, Jeddah
Commercial Specialist
Phone: +966-2-667-0080 x 4040