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Brazil's Hospitalar 2002 "a great success":

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

This year's Hospitalar healthcare trade fair, which took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 4-7 2002 is being hailed as a great success. The event generated business worth R$2.7bn (US$940m), equivalent to a quarter of the annual sales of Brazil's medical equipment and hospital supplies industry, according to Canning House, the London-based promoters of trade with Latin America. Fanen, a leading brand of incubators, and Tok Lev, makers of wheelchairs, reported trade worth R$1.6m and R$1m, respectively. There were 730 exhibitors from 23 countries at the event, which was attended by 66,000 professional visitors.

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