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Pet Food News
on March 27, 2009

India's growing pet industry

Pets are becoming big business in India, a country of more than a billion, and industry figures said they see no slowdown in annual growth of 10 to 15%, according to an article by the French Press Agency (AFP). 

Pets are becoming big business in India, a country of more than a billion, and industry figures said they see no slowdown in annual growth of 10 to 15%, according to an  article  by the  French Press Agency  (AFP) .  

India's pet industry is valued at around US$45 million annually, according to research firm  Euromonitor , still a minnow when compared to the annual US$40 billion of the US market.

"This is still a very virgin market for pet products, but it's growing well, there's so much demand," said J. Prakash, owner of VS Associates, a pet products importer.

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