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BRIC Country Healthcare Analysis

BRIC Countries: Brazil, Russia, India and China

Healthcare Industry

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Answer the following business strategy questions for the industry you have selected.

What is the comparative growth, both in absolute terms and in percentage terms from 2011 to 2015 for the industry you have selected in each of the BRIC countries and how might that impact your decision on prioritizing the countries in your global business strategy?

Who are some of the key company players (both multinational and local) in your selected industry in each of the BRIC countries and how competitive is the industry in each country, and how might that impact your decision on prioritizing the countries in your global business strategy?

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The BRIC healthcare analysis:

The comparative growth of the BRIC countries is seen to be as follows; In Brazil, the life expectancy at birth is seen to be 73% and the healthy life expectancy is 60%. In Russia the rate of life expectancy is 66% and the healthy life expectancy is 59%. In India rate of life expectancy is 64% and the healthy life expectancy is 54%. The rate of life expectancy in China is 74% and the healthy life expectancy is 64.5% (Future Growth, 2010).

This information impacts the decision on prioritizing the countries in the global business strategy through revealing the opportunities that the countries can indulge in to so as to gain a competitive advantage. The other impact of this information is that it causes an improvement of healthcare activities within the country. This is because the countries develop policies that will ensure that a healthy life expectancy is generally increased so as to match the actual life expectancy in the country. Another impact of this information in the prioritizing of the countries in the ...

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BRIC Country Healthcare analysis is examined.

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