|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