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Tilapia & Catfish

 
Report Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
 
 
 

This market reports focuses on catfish in the US. It deals with harvests, prices, markets and imports of the species.

NORTH AMERICA

United States

Catfish

Price

The average price of fillets –basa and panga- imported in December was USD 3,839/t, down 4% on that of November and up 29% on that of December 2016. During the year, the average was USD 3,420/t, up 15% in value on that of the same period of 2016.

Graph 1: Average CIF price at USD Customs of frozen fillets imports
of basa and panga (HS 0304620020), 2013- 2017, in USD/t

Source: FAS-USDA

Market

In December, incoming volumes of frozen fillets of basa and panga reported 7,311 tonnes, worth USD 28,068,000 CIF, down 8% in volume and 12% in value on those imported in the previous month and down 23% in volume and similar in value to those imported in December 2016.

Graph 2: US imports of frozen fillets of basa and panga
(HS 0304620020), 2013-2017, in tonnes and thousands of
USD

Source: FAS-USDA

In the period, they totalled 105,034 tonnes and USD 359,177,000, down 20% in volume and 8% in value on those of 2016.

Graph 3: US imports of frozen fillets of basa and panga
(HS 0304620020), January-December 2013–2017

Source: FAS-USDA

The only supplier of the period was Vietnam.

By DGA

www.fis.com


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