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Ambu will be well positioned under potential Chinese ban on foreign medical equipment

The Danish medtech firm has production facilities in China, meaning it will avoid a potential ban on medical equipment not made in the country, which is being put in place by some hospitals on governmental request.

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China is reportedly working on prohibiting the sales of medical equipment produced outside the country’s borders, leaving many global firms with a dilemma – leave the Chinese market, or let authorities gain insight into their technologies.

One product type entailed by the potential ban is endoscopes, reports Japanese media Nikkei. This would give Danish firm Ambu an advantage, as the company has production in China, a representative tells MarketWire:

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