According to the OECD report, more than half the adult population of the member states (it is mostly developed countries) are overweight - Materials AMarkets.
What about developing countries? Despite the fact that the lack of food resources is still a problem for many countries in the region, in some developing countries, the problem of excess weight is already starting to become urgent. Weight increases with income against the background of the less mobile lifestyle. As usual, the work of poor people is associated with physical labor and long hiking or exercise. And the richer the person, the more he had a sedentary lifestyle and eating more fat - semi-finished products, etc. It is expected that in 2025 one third of all global spending on health care will be in developing countries..
In 2015, spending on the region amounted to $ 2 trillion - data BMI Research. All this means that the situation in the region will affect the demand for health services, medical equipment, diagnostic equipment and medicines.This investor note. Companies from the above-mentioned segments, whose business is focused on the growing region will grow in value.