Refurbished equipment might be a good option for China's rural hospitals and clinics, since the government believes the cost of new medical equipment is too high for its rural population.
As reported in DOTmed News, the U.S. Department of Commerce confirms that China has eased some importation restrictions on used equipment, however, it is not clear whether the more liberal directives apply to medical technologies. Read more at www.dotmed.com/news/story/9127.
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