News, archive: April 2017
4/25/2017 Database Update: Import of Veterinary Drugs, Feed Supplements, and Veterinary APIs to Russia (March and Q1 2017)
Between January and March 2017, Russia imported 11.2 bln RUB worth of veterinary products (free circulation prices), with 5.8 bln RUB accounting for feed supplements and premixes and 5 bln RUB accounting for veterinary drugs. The dynamics in monetary terms is negative, with -11.7% for feed supplements and -9.6% for veterinary APIs. However, the import of veterinary APIs in physical terms have risen by 20%, while still a small part of the import of veterinary products.
During the first three months of 2017, Russia imported 113.2 bln RUB worth of ready-made drugs (free circulation prices), which is 8.7% higher than that of the same period of 2016. The in-bulk import has reached 20.6 bln RUB, with an 11.6% increase, which is rather mediocre.
Between January and February 2017, Russian manufacturers produced and dispatched 45.6 bln RUB worth of pharmaceutical drugs (dispatch prices, VAT included), which is in monetary terms 19.5% higher than that of the same period of 2016. In physical terms, Russia produced 750 mln units, which is around 12% higher than that of the same period of 2016.