Medical Gloves Market

Medical Gloves Market: Saudi Arabia to Account for Maximum Revenue Share by 2026: GCC Industry Analysis & Opportunity Assessment, 2016-2026

  • 2016-10-04
  • REP-GC-1943
  • 155 pages
Medical Gloves Market

An Incisive, In-depth Analysis on the Gcc Medical Gloves Market

This study offers a comprehensive, 360 degree analysis on the Gcc Medical Gloves market, bringing to fore insights that can help stakeholders identify the opportunities as well as challenges. It tracks the global Gcc Medical Gloves market across key regions, and offers in-depth commentary and accurate quantitative insights. The study also includes incisive competitive landscape analysis, and provides key recommendations to market players on winning imperatives and successful strategies.

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Medical gloves are a hand protection equipment, worn on the hands to prevent cross contamination between doctor or caregiver and patient during surgical procedures, medical examinations, and chemotherapy. The GCC medical gloves market is anticipated to be valued at US$ 99.5 Mn by the end of 2016 and register a value CAGR of 9.2% between 2016 and 2026.

Increasing awareness regarding hygiene and health and safety is boosting market growth

Growing prevalence of pandemic diseases such as Swine flu (H1N1 pandemic), HIV, and other communicable and non-communicable diseases; and an increase in the number of elective treatments such as plastic surgeries, facial rejuvenation etc. have created an increasing awareness regarding hygiene and disease prevention among both patients and healthcare providers. This is boosting the demand for medical gloves and subsequently impacting market growth in a positive way. Favourable government policies for the growth of the healthcare sector to meet international standards through the development of word-class healthcare infrastructure, services, and expertise is also contributing to the growth of the GCC medical gloves market.

However, an import oriented market, price-based competition, and increasing outbound medical tourism in the GCC region is expected to restrain the growth of the GCC medical gloves market over the forecast period.

The market is also witnessing trends such as a shift in demand from natural rubber gloves to synthetic rubber gloves and a focussed investment in capacity expansion by leading market players. 

Market segmentation

The GCC medical gloves market has been segmented on the basis of Product Type (Examination Gloves, Surgical Gloves, Chemotherapy Gloves); Form (Powdered Form Gloves, Powder-Free Form Gloves); End Use (Hospital Use, Clinic Use, Ambulatory Surgery Centre Use, Diagnostic Imaging Centre Use, Rehabilitation Centre Use); Type of Raw Material (Latex Material Gloves, Nitrile Rubber Material Gloves, Vinyl Rubber Material Gloves, Polyisoprene Material Gloves); Type of Use (Disposable Medical Gloves, Re-usable Medical Gloves); and Distribution Channel (Direct Selling Channel, Medical Store Channel, E-Commerce Channel, Other (Retail Store or Hypermarket) Channel). The GCC medical gloves market has also been segmented into the top six countries of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, and Kuwait. 

Examination gloves product type segment anticipated to account for the largest market share by 2016 end

The examination gloves segment is expected to account for the largest market share of 56.8% by 2016 end and is expected to register a value CAGR of 8.9% during the forecast period. The surgical gloves segment is estimated to account for a lesser market share as compared to the examination gloves segment during the forecast period. The chemotherapy gloves segment is anticipated to project increased Y-o-Y growth from 2015 to 2020.

Latex gloves raw material segment expected to be a major market segment; however, there is an increasing shift in user preference towards nitrile gloves

Consumption of latex rubber material gloves is projected to stand at 1,217 Mn units by the end of 2016. The nitrile rubber material gloves segment is anticipated to register the highest CAGR of 10.2% throughout the forecast period.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is expected to dominate the GCC medical gloves market

In terms of value, the Saudi Arabia market accounts for the maximum revenue share of the overall GCC medical gloves market. This market is expected to witness the highest CAGR of 9.4% during the forecast period and is expected to continue to dominate the market in terms of value. The UAE medical gloves market is anticipated to witness significant growth over the forecast period, owing to an increasing number of plastic surgeries and other elective surgeries. The UAE market is projected to register a value CAGR of 9.0% between 2016 and 2026.

GCC medical gloves market revenue share

Leading market players are looking to beat competition through industry collaborations, mergers and acquisitions, and capacity expansion

Some of the major players in the GCC medical gloves market are Paul Hartmann AG, Hotpack Packaging Industries, LLC, Falcon (Falcon Pack), Deeko Bahrain, Salalah Medical Supplies Mfg. Co. LLC, United Medical Industries Co. Ltd., and NAFA (NAFA Enterprises, Ltd.). Top market companies are entering into strategic mergers and acquisitions and are investing in R&D initiatives to build a solid product portfolio and cement their footprint in the GCC medical gloves market.

The report “GCC Medical Gloves Market: Industry Analysis & Opportunity Assessment, 2016-2026” offers a 10-year forecast of the GCC medical gloves market for the period 2016–2026. In this comprehensive study, we have focussed on market performance and identified the key factors and trends influencing the market across the different segments and regions of the GCC medical gloves market.

Report Description

Our primary objective in creating this report is to offer useful insights into the key developments in the GCC medical gloves market. The report begins with an overview of the medical gloves market in the GCC region followed by a detailed analysis of the key market drivers, restraints, trends, and opportunities for players operating in the GCC medical gloves market. We have also covered a brief description of the medical gloves distribution channel and pricing trends across the GCC countries. 

In the next section, we have segmented the market on the basis of product type, form, end use, type of raw material, type of use, distribution channel, and countries within the GCC. In the subsequent sections, we present a detailed market outlook for the various segments and countries, focussing on a micro-level analysis of segmental growth across the different GCC countries. 

At the end of the report, we present a detailed analysis of the competitive landscape, taking into account the key market players and their growth strategies – both short-term and long-term. This dashboard view of leading companies operating in the GCC medical gloves market is an effort to help report audiences gauge the current market scenario and the contribution of individual players. Our main objective here is to provide a detailed comparative assessment of key providers specific to the different market segments, to help readers acquire segment-specific manufacturer insights and to identify and evaluate key competitors on the basis of an in-depth assessment of their capabilities and success factors. We have also profiled the leading companies operating in the GCC medical gloves market and presented a detailed analysis of their key product offerings and latest developments. The companies we have featured in the report are:

  • Paul Hartmann AG
  • Hotpack Packaging Industries, LLC
  • Falcon (Falcon Pack)
  • Deeko Bahrain
  • Salalah Medical Supplies Mfg. Co. LLC
  • United Medical Industries Co. Ltd.
  • NAFA (NAFA Enterprises, Ltd.)

Research methodology

We utilise extensive primary and secondary research to ascertain the overall market size, top industry players, top products, and industry associations. Data thus acquired is then validated through the triangulation method and further scrutinised using advanced tools to obtain relevant insights. To ascertain the GCC medical gloves market size, we have also taken into account the revenue generated by various manufacturers of medical gloves across the GCC region. Our forecast assesses the total revenue generated by value across the GCC medical gloves market and to ensure an accurate forecast, we begin by sizing up the current market, which forms the basis of how the GCC medical gloves market is expected to take shape in the near future. We have analysed the different GCC medical gloves market segments in terms of Basis Point Share (BPS) to understand individual segments’ relative contribution to market growth. This detailed level of information is important for identifying key trends likely to impact the GCC medical gloves market. 

Our study further investigates the expected absolute dollar opportunity generated by each country in the GCC region. Absolute dollar opportunity is critical for evaluating the scope of opportunity that a provider can look to achieve, as well as to identify potential resources from a delivery perspective. In addition, we have conducted the forecast not only in terms of CAGR, but have also analysed the market based on key parameters such as Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth to understand market predictability and to identify the right opportunities.

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