German diagnostics "on the up", despite KBV
This article was originally published in Clinica
The gradually improving economic climate in Germany has already filtered down to the member companies of the national diagnostics industry association (VDGH). According to a new survey of its members, most profess to have an optimistic outlook for sales in the coming year, with four out of five predicting increased - and even strongly-growing - sales. The industry reported a 2.2% rise in sales in 2005, to euro1.9bn ($2.2bn).