Skate (ray) wings imports almost unchanged during 2020
Monday, January 18, 2021, 00:20 (GMT + 9)
In December 2020, imports of frozen ray fins reached 748 tonnes, 20% more than the 625 tonnes of the previous year, and cumulative imports reached 9,218 tonnes in December, 1% more than the 9,112 tonnes of the year previous.
From 2015 to 2020, the average import volume in December was 727 tons, 3% more than the 748 tons in December this year.
The main exporting countries of frozen stingray fins include Argentina, the United States, Brazil, Russia, China, Spain, Vietnam, Indonesia, Japan, Suriname, Mauritania, Uruguay.
The highest volume with 27% (2,502 tons) has been imported from Argentina, 24% (2,253 tons) from the United States, 13% (1,182 tons) from Russia and 13% from Brazil (1,236 tons).
The national average import price was the highest with USD 4.38 / kg from Spain and the lowest with USD 1.06 / kg from Japan.
In December, imports of frozen ray fins amounted to USD 1.72 million, 19% less than USD 2.13 million the previous year, and the average unit price in December was USD 2.30 / kg, a 33% less than the USD 3.41 / kg of the previous year.
Fuente: Union Forsea Corp.