November 25, 2011
Vietnam's animal feed imports reach US$2.044 billion
Vietnam is calculated to have spent US$2.044 billion on animal feed and material imports in the first eleven months of 2011, the General Statistics Office said.
The figure represented a on-year increase of 2.6%, the office said.
In November, the country bought animal feed and materials for its production worth US$200 compared to US$153 million in the previous month.
Last year, Vietnam imported US$2.7 billion of raw materials to make animal feed, compared to US$2.1 billion in 2009.
The country is expected to import about US$3 billion of raw materials for animal feed this year.