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Medical sector gets $2.78b in capital

(Global Times)

13:14, August 21, 2012

China's medical sector received $2.78 billion in total investment funding in the second quarter of this year, up roughly six-fold compared to the first quarter, according to a report released Monday by Zero2IPO Group, a financial research center.

Specifically, around 80 percent of the overall investment came from the domestic capital market during the second quarter, the report shows.

The medical industry is currently viewed as one of the country's most promising targets for investment, as it is less sensitive to macroeconomic pressures, said Tian Siyu, an analyst from Zero2IPO Group.

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