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Việt Nam’s animal feed imports up sharply

Update: April, 05/2017 - 16:15
Việt Nam’s import value of animal feed and material for production of animal feed increased sharply in the first quarter. - Photo nhachannuoi.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI – Việt Nam’s import value of animal feed and material for production of animal feed witnessed a year-on-year increase of 41.6 per cent in the first quarter of this year.

This was stated by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

The value reached US$955 million in the first three months, including $343 million in March.

The ministry said that Việt Nam mainly imported those products from Argentina, accounting for 47.2 per cent of total imports; the United States, 15.7 per cent; India, 4.2 per cent; and China, 3.4 per cent.

In another development, the ministry’s Department of Livestock Production sent official letter 468/CN-TĂCN to animal feed importers in Việt Nam to ask them to stop the import of some animal feed products containing antibiotics stimulating growth from January 1, 2018.  – VNS

 

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