European Commission announced that compared with the prior year the indicator diminished by 20.57 percent. Medical device import fell from 486 322 to 386 275, in comparison with the previous year when it rose by 124.73 percent. The overall changes for the prior 18 years hit a rise of 906.47%. Furthermore, it has had a 0.62 percent CAGR during the last five years with a slight overall raise since the start of time series. It averaged 108 635.06 from 2000 to 2017 and it attained its all-time high of 486 322 in 2016 and record low of 19 680 in 2009.