This market reports focuses on catfish in the US. It deals with harvests, prices, markets and imports of the species.
The average CIF price of imported fillets of basa and tra in January was USD 3,038/t, up 2% on that of December and 13% on that of January 2016.
Graph 1: Average CIF price at USD Customs of frozen fillets imports
of basa and panga (HS 0304620020), 2013- 2017, in USD/t
In January, incoming volumes of frozen fillets of basa and panga reported 12,154 tonnes, worth USD 36,925,000 CIF, up 28% in volume and 31% in value on those imported in the previous month and up 12% and 19% respectively on those imported in January 2016.
Graph 2: US imports of frozen fillets of basa and panga
(HS 0304620020), 2013-2017, in tonnes and thousands of USD
Graph 3: US imports of frozen fillets of basa and panga
(HS 0304620020), January 2013/2017
The only supplier of this period is Vietnam.