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Tilapia & Catfish

 
Report Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
 
 
 

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

NORTH AMERICA

United States

Tilapia

Prices

In March, the average price of imported fresh fillets at Customs was down 1% on that of the previous month and down 5% on that of March 2016. The price of frozen products was USD 4.15/kg, up 6% on that of February and down 8% on those of March 2016.

Table 1: Average CIF prices for fillets at Customs, in USD/t

Product

Price

Var. % Mar/17 Feb/17

Price Mar/16

Var. % Mar/17 Mar/16

Mar 17

Feb 17

Fresh fillets

7,315

7,374

-1%

7,735

-5%

Frozen fillets

4,152

3,899

+6%

4,516

-8%

Source: FAS-USDA

Graph 1: Average CIF price at Customs of tilapia fillets,
in USD/t, 2013/2017

Source: FAS-USDA

Markets

In March, imports of fresh fillets reached 2,567 tonnes and USD 18,778,000, up 26% in volume and 25% in value on those of February and up 11% in volume and 5% in value on those of March 2016. In the three months, they totaled 6,908 tonnes and USD 49,861,000, up 3% in volume and down 4% in value on those of 2016.

Graph 2: US imports of fresh tilapia fillets
(HS 0304310000 and HS 0304490012), 2013/2017

Source: FAS-USDA

Imports of frozen fillets reached 6,188 tonnes, worth USD 25,693,000 CIF at Customs. These figures are down 44% in volume and 41% in value on those of previous month and down 23% in volume and 29% in value on those of March 2016. During the first three months of the year, exports totalled 32,239 tonnes worth USD 128,948,000 million, down 26% in volume and 33% in value on those of the same period last year.

Graph 3: US imports of frozen tilapia fillets
(HS 0304610000), 2013/2017

Source: FAS-USDA

During the period, imports of other products -whole, H&G and gutted- (HS 0303890040 and HS 0303230000) totaled 9,150 tonnes, worth USD 16,768,000 CIF at Customs.

By DGA

www.fis.com


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