Gambro sells dialysis equipment to China

Gambro sells dialysis equipment to China Stockholm, Sweden, November 23, 2000 - Gambro AB (OM Stockholm Exchange: GAMBaST, GAMBbST), a leading international medical technology and healthcare company, today announced that it through its subsidiary Gambro China Ltd, Hong Kong, concluded and executed a major sales contract of about 2 MUSD, covering dialysis equipment for the People's Republic of China. The sales mainly include hemodialysis machines, central water treatment systems, acute renal care machines and disposables that are delivered to 13 hospitals in China. The sales contract has been made possible by a government-turn-commercial loan project supported by various Chinese government authorities, especially the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Finance. For further information please contact: Bengt Modéer, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, tel. +46-8- 613 65 00, +46-70-513 65 33 Cindy Lyman or Kerry Schneider, Citigate Dewe Rogerson, New York, tel. +1- 212-688 6840 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/11/23/20001123BIT00810/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/11/23/20001123BIT00810/bit0002.pdf

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Gambro is a global medical technology and healthcare company with leading positions in renal care - services and products - and blood component technology. The group, with revenue of approximately SEK 18 billion (USD 2.2 billion), has approximately 17,000 employees in some 40 countries.