General Aspects


Economic Importance

World Market

The total world market for products related to companion animal ectoparasiticides in 2001 amounted to 1.399 Mill. Euro. Contributing 989 Mill. Euro, the North American market alone accounted for 71% of this amount.

Figure 1: Market by region in Mill. Euro. Total of 1.399 Mill. Euro.

Dogs and cats are the most important species in this market. In 2001, 884 Mill. Euro were spent for dogs and 484 Mill. Euro for cats, accounting for 63% and 35% of the total amount, respectively.

Figure 2: Market by species in Mill. Euro. Total of 1.399 Mill. Euro.


Occurrence Maps

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Clinical Sessions

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