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Tilapia & Catfish

 
Report Date: Tuesday, October 09, 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 CIF price of fillets –basa and panga- imported in August was USD 4,735/t, up 4% on that of July and up 30% on that of August 2017. In the first eight months, the average was USD 4,179/t, up 30% on that of the same period last year.

Graph 1: Average CIF price at USD Customs of frozen fillets imports
of basa and panga (HS 0304620020), 2014–2018, USD/tonne

Source: FAS-USDA

Market

In August, incoming volumes of frozen fillets of basa and panga reported 10,079 tonnes, worth USD 47,725,000, up 12% in volume and 16% in value on those imported in the previous month, and down 36% in volume and 5% in value on those imported in August 2017.

raph 2: US imports of frozen fillets of basa and panga
(HS 0304620020), 2014-2018, in tonnes and thousands of
USD

Source: FAS-USDA

In the first eight months of the year, they totalled 55,645 tonnes, worth USD 238,158,000, down 32% in volume and 11% in value on those of the same period last year.

Graph 3: US imports of frozen fillets of basa and panga
(HS 0304620020), January-August 2014–2018

Source: FAS-USDA

The only supplier of the period was Vietnam.

By DGA

www.fis.com


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