This market reports focuses on catfish in the US. It deals with harvests, prices, markets and imports of the species.
The average price of fillets –basa and panga- imported in January was USD 3,776/t, down 2% on that of December and up 29% on that of January 2017.
Graph 1: Average CIF price at USD Customs of frozen fillets imports
of basa and panga (HS 0304620020), 2014–2018, USD/tonelada
In January, incoming volumes of frozen fillets of basa and panga reported 6,994 tonnes, worth USD 26,410,000 CIF, down 4% in volume and 6% in value on those imported in the previous month and down 42% in volume and 29% in value to those imported in January 2017.
Graph 2: US imports of frozen fillets of basa and panga
(HS 0304620020), 2014-2018, in tonnes and thousands of USD
Graph 3: US imports of frozen fillets of basa and panga
(HS 0304620020), January 2014–2018
The only supplier of the period was Vietnam.