Hanoi, MINA – Seven Indonesian companies that are manufacturers of medical devices, for the first time participated in The 25th Vietnam International Medical, Hospital, Pharmaceutical Exhibition or Vietnam Medi-Pharm Expo 2019 at the International Center for Exhibition (ICE), Hanoi on 5-7 December, 2019.
The participation of the seven companies was supported by the Indonesian Embassy in Hanoi and the Association of Indonesian Medical Devices Manufacturers (ASPAKI).
The exhibition which lasted for three days managed to record a potential transaction of US $ 1.2 million.
The seven companies include PT. Sugih Instrumendo Abadi, PT. Oneject Indonesia, PT. Jayamas Medica Industri, PT. Prodia Diagnostic Line, PT. Arista Latindo, CV. Beauty Kasatama and PT. Kalalan Mega Andalan.
The products offered by the seven companies vary from medical devices such as sphygmomanometers, stethoscopes, and syringes to Hospital equipment such as beds and operating tables and other medical support needs such as antiseptics, masks, and gloves.
Indonesian Ambassador Hanoi Ibnu Hadi welcomed the participation of Indonesian companies in the 2019 Medi-Pharm Expo as part of efforts to increase the value of Indonesian exports to Vietnam and achieve a bilateral trade target of US $ 10 billion by 2020.
“Indonesia’s participation is also an effort to encourage diversification of export products to Indonesia, which has been dominated by coal and automotive products,” he said.
Vietnam Medi-Pharm Expo 2019 is a Vietnam Health Industry exhibition which held every year under the support of the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam.
In 2019, Vietnam Medi-Pharm was joined by 180 companies from 18 countries including India, Poland, Belarus, Taiwan, South Korea, Indonesia, Latvia, the United States, Russia, Japan, Pakistan, Spain, Turkey, China, and Ukraine.
A number of products on display include pharmaceutical and herbal products, medical and laboratory equipment, dental and beauty care products, functional food as well as various hospital services and medical tourism. (T/Sj/P2)
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)