10Minutes on investing in China's private healthcare system

April 2013
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Investing in China's private healthcare system

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China recently introduced its 12th Five-Year Plan, which reinforces the government's commitment to easing ownership requirements. This 10Minutes discusses opportunities that private and foreign providers, payers, and investors can adopt to build a presence in China's growing healthcare market.

China recently introduced a new national development strategy—one with major implications for private healthcare investors. It’s called the 12th Five-Year Plan, which expands the healthcare reforms that the Chinese government introduced earlier in 2009 and reinforces the government's commitment to easing ownership requirements. While this new approach is in its early stages, it offers exciting new opportunities for foreign private investors. The impact could be dramatic, as it opens up a market that is expected to grow.

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