Database Update: Import of Veterinary Drugs, Feed Supplements, and Veterinary APIs to Russia (June 2018)
Between January and June 2018, Russia imported 30.2 bln RUB worth of veterinary products (free circulation prices), among which 16.7 bln RUB of feed supplements (+10% in monetary terms), 12.5 bln RUB of veterinary drugs (+13.6%), and 1 bln RUB of veterinary APIs (+23.6%.)
In physical terms, the dynamics for feed supplements are -12%, for veterinary APIs -9%, and +1.2% for veterinary drugs. However, if calculated in minimum dosage units (MDU), the dynamics of the import of veterinary drugs are +17%.
A few words about the importers. Daesung (South Korea) has increased its import by 19 times, while Archer Daniels Midland (USA) by 18. Both countries import lysine to Russia; Sewon L-lysine from South Korea and L-lysine Monohydrochloride from USA. South Korean Dong Bang imported 7 veterinary drugs to Russia between January and June 2018, while over the same period in 2017 it was only 2. The company has increased its import by 14.7 times.
As for the import of veterinary APIs, Jingshan (China) has increased its import by 14 times. It imports only Florfenicol to Russia, for Nita-Farm.
Dynamics of import of veterinary drugs, feed supplements, and veterinary APIs to Russia, import structure, free circulation prices including customs clearance, bln RUB (January 2017 – June 2018)