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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, September 22, 2017 271

Global contact lenses consumption showed steady growth, rising from 8.2 billion units in 2007 to 12.3 billion units in 2015.

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Blog, Irina Andreeva, June 02, 2017 239

In value terms, the contact lens market decreased from 3,392 million EUR in 2007 to 1,833 million EUR in 2015.

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Blog, Anna Sergeeva, May 25, 2017 158

In 2015, the surgical and medical instrument market reached 36,007 million USD, which was 2,845 million USD (9%) more than in 2014.

 
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Blog, Maria Fadeeva, November 25, 2016 519

The global trade in contact lenses amounted to 5,404 million USD in 2015, showing a robust growth trend from 2007 to 2015, with the exception of barely perceptible declines in 2009 and 2015. Overall, there was an annual increase of +4.2% from 2007 to 2015.

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Blog, Maria Fadeeva, October 24, 2016 406

From 2007 to 2014, global exports of artificial joints for orthopedic purposes showed steady growth, increasing more than twofold over that period. However, it flattened in the last year, amounting to 8,253 million USD in 2015. There was an annual increase of 9.5% throughout the analyzed period.

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, July 19, 2016 674

Dental equipment and supplies comprise various categories of goods widely used in professional dental care services, including dental drill engines, chairs, dental cements, and other dental fillings, as well as model paste and other instruments and appliances used in dentistry.

 
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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 31, 2016 244

The U.S. dominates in global exports of dental laboratories with a 17% share (based on USD), followed by Switzerland (16%) and Germany (12%). In 2015, the U.S. exported 491 million USD worth of dental laboratories, -9% less than the year before.

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Blog, Sergey Avramenko, May 27, 2016 428

The U.S. takes third place in global imports of dental equipment and supplies (with a 9% share, based on USD), following China (32%) and Korea (10%). In 2015, U.S. dental equipment and supplies imports totaled 1,496 million USD, which was 53 million USD (+4%) above the previous year's imports.

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Blog, Irina Andreeva, May 27, 2016 249

The U.S. dominates in global imports of ophthalmic goods, accounting for a 17% share (based on USD). It was followed by China (8%), Japan (7%), and Germany (7%). In 2015, imports of ophthalmic goods in the U.S. totaled 5,194 million USD, which was 6 million USD (0.1%) below the previous year's value.

 
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Blog, Irina Andreeva, December 27, 2015 220

From 2007 to 2014, EU production of spectacle lenses showed negative dynamics, falling from 240 million pairs in 2007 to 172 million pairs in 2014. It dropped with a CAGR of -4.6% over the period under review. In value terms, EU spectacle lens production decreased to 2,113 million EUR in 2014, falling by -2.4% annually.

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Blog, Irina Andreeva, November 19, 2015 231

EU production of artificial joints for orthopedic purposes showed steady growth over the period from 2007 to 2014, rising from 6.0 million units in 2007 to 10.8 million units in 2014, and expanded with a CAGR of 8.8%. In value terms, EU artificial joint production decreased to 1,400 million EUR in 2014, falling by 5.6% annually.

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Blog, Olga Minchina, November 18, 2015 202

From 2007 to 2014, EU production of artificial parts of the body showed steady growth, rising from 1,308 million EUR in 2007 to 2,018 million EUR in 2014. It expanded with a CAGR of 6.4% over the period under review.

 
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Blog, Olga Minchina, October 26, 2015 252

From 2007 to 2014, the EU contact lenses market showed mixed dynamics. A significant drop in the period from 2009 to 2011 was followed by a steady increase in 2012-2014. In 2014, it grew by 7% to 6.7 billion EUR. In physical terms it also showed mixed dynamics, but ultimately increased from 2.45 billion units in 2007 to 3.32 billion units in 2014.

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Blog, Olga Minchina, August 26, 2015 236

With the flow of time, it is no secret that the pace of technological development is gaining speed, with manufacturers and scientists coming up with more unimaginable groundbreaking hi-tech gadgets and devices seemingly with each passing day. 3D printing is on the crest of this wave now, bringing to life the boldest concepts, apt to impress people who have gotten used to this never-ending flow of ideas and their implementations.

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Blog, Olga Minchina, August 09, 2015 591

A report published by the Association of Contact Lens Manufacturers (ACLM) states that the number of contact lens wearers in the UK and Ireland has increased by more than twofold over the last twelve years, reaching 3.5 million people in 2014.

 
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Blog, Svetlana Sitkova, July 15, 2015 202

Despite competitive inroads made in recent years by both China and Belgium, the U.S. continued to lead the way in the global trade of artificial joints for orthopedic purposes. In 2014, the U.S. exported 1.7 thousand tonnes of artificial joints for orthopedic purposes totaling 1.7 billion USD, 0.4% over the previous year. Its primary trading partner was Japan, where it supplied 16.3% of its total artificial joints for orthopedic purposes exports in value terms, accounting for 62.9% of Japan's total imports.