Database Update: Import of Veterinary Drugs, Feed Supplements, and Veterinary APIs to Russia (October 2017)
Between January and October 2017, Russia imported 18.5 bln RUB worth of veterinary drugs (free circulation prices), which is in monetary terms 6.2% higher than that of the same period of 2016. The import of feed supplements has risen by only 2.4%, with 25.5 bln RUB. The veterinary API import has the best dynamics, with a 14.2% increase and 1.4 bln RUB.
The subgroups A07 (Antidiarrheals, intestinal anti-inflammatory/anti-infective agents) and H01 (Pituitary and hypothalamic hormones and analogues) have made the best progress among veterinary drugs, with a 2.5 and 2.3 times increase, respectively. The subgroup A11 (Vitamins) shows the worst dynamics (-46%). The import of feed preservatives has hit an all-time high among feed supplements, with a 12.5 times increase. As for the veterinary API import, the import of antiprotozoal agents, in particular Toltrazurilum and Amprolium, has risen by 3.2 times.
While not quite impressive in monetary terms, the progress in physical terms is bigger. Between January and October 2017, the veterinary drug import increased by 21% (to 22.7 mln units.) The import of feed supplements has risen by 9% (to 8.8 mln units.) As for the veterinary API import, the dynamics is 37% in physical terms (nearly 860 tons.)
Read more about the import of veterinary APIs and feed supplements to Russia (June and 1st Half of 2017 performance) here: http://rncph.com/news/20_07_2017
Dynamics of import of veterinary drugs, feed supplements, and veterinary APIs to Russia, free circulation prices including customs clearance, bln RUB (2014 – 2016, January – October 2017)