Database Update: Import of Veterinary Drugs, Feed Supplements, and Veterinary APIs to Russia (February 2018)
In February 2018, Russia imported 4.6 bln RUB worth of veterinary products, which is in monetary terms 8% higher than that of February 2017. The import of feed supplements amounted to 2.52 bln RUB, with a 12.5% increase. The import of veterinary drugs follows with 1.95 bln RUB and a 3.6% increase, while the import of veterinary APIs amounted to 0.14 bln RUB and a 5.1 decrease.
In physical terms, the dynamics of the import of veterinary drugs, feed supplements and veterinary APIs were 2.6%, -16% and -22%, respectively. Units of veterinary drugs and feed supplements also contain fewer single unit doses now than a year ago.
Impextraco (Belgium) and Ajinomoto Group (France) are among the biggest importers of feed supplements in February 2018. The import of Impextraco has increased by 5.5 times thanks to Tocomix and Vitamin B6, while the import of Ajinomoto Group has increased by 5.3 times thanks to L-lysine HCl 99% and AjiLys 99.
Virbac Group is the biggest importer of veterinary drugs, it has increased its import by 8 times over the year thanks to Deltanil (an anti-ectoparasite drug for livestock) and Shotapen (an antibacterial drug).
As for the import of veterinary APIs, Protek (Russia) is the leader, with a 6.4 times increase. Over the year, it imported only 3 drugs, mostly Tilmicosin and Florfenicol, which was imported from China.
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 – February 2018)