Import of livestock inputs

With the reduction of livestock input reserves and the existence of forthcoming sanctions, we have witnessed an increase in livestock and poultry prices. Despite the allocation of the currency with the rate of 4200 Tomans for importation of livestock inputs, we still see many challenges in supplying and pricing these inputs and its negative effects on livestock products. Aria Savis Company has been very effective in importing livestock inputs such as corn, barley, colza, rapeseed meal, livestock feed, poultry feed, wheat and human feed to the country, and these inputs are imported from Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, Romania and Bulgaria.

Producers believe that despite the reduction of these resources, there is no choice but to increase the price of products. Even some time we have experienced the shortage ot completely lack of these kind of products in the market.

Importation of livestock inputs is necessary?

Despite all these issues, importation of livestock inputs is very necessary. For example, in production of white meat, more than 85% of inputs, including soybeans and corn, are supplied through imports. So importing them is essential in this area.

Why the prices of livestock inputs are so high in our country?

One of the disadvantages of allocating governmental price currency is corruption and bribery. This issue also disrupts the marketing process of these inputs and causing price increase. One of the basic solutions to deal with this issue is to eliminate the governmental currency rate of 4200 Tomans.

What effect has the shortage of fodder had on livestock production?

– A sharp rise in meat and poultry prices

– Bankruptcy of affiliated organizations

– Security Threats

– Reducing the country’s food security