Medtronic (MDT -0.45%) has said it intends to increase its presence in China through...

|About: Medtronic plc (MDT)|By:, SA News Editor

Medtronic (MDT -0.45%) has said it intends to increase its presence in China through acquisitions, making it the first foreign medical-equipment multinational to announce such a strategy. However, Medtronic may face difficulties in finding companies to buy, says a local business official, due to local R&D capabilities, branding, quality control and staff training.