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Western medtech exports to Russia pick up speed again

Exports of medical devices from the EU and US to Russia are starting again after having come to a halt due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Since the war between Russia and Ukraine broke out, the need of healthcare systems in the countries for medical equipment has gone up, while such exports have gone down | Photo: MARKO DJURICA/REUTERS / X01390

Western countries’ exports to Russia of important medical devices like pacemakers more or less came to a halt when Russia started its war on Ukraine, but sales on the Russian market are once again taking place, media Reuters reports.

Reuters highlights that exports to Russia collapsed 50 days ago when the war in Ukraine broke out, but that the exporting activities are now back to around half of the level they were at before the invasion.

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