This report analyses different aspects of prices, markets and imports of surimi and derived products in the US.
The average price of the kg of other surimis (HS 0304991140) at US Customs in May reached USD 1.96/kg, up 4% on that of the previous month and 12% on that of May 2016.
Graph 1: Evolution of average FOB price at Customs of other surimis
(HS 0304991140, former 0304901040), except Alaskan Pollock,
exported by the US, 2013/2017, en USD/t
During the month, exports of these surimis reached 535 tonnes worth USD 1,047,000 FOB at Customs, down 59% in volume and 48% in value on those of April and up 38% in volume and 45% in value on those of May 2016.
Graph 2: US exports of “other” surimi (HS 0304991140),
except Alaskan pollock, 2013 – 2017
In the first five months this year, imports totaled 3,289 tonnes and USD 6,336,000, up 128% in volume and 107% in value on those of the same period in 2016.
Graph 3: US exports of “other” surimis (HS 0304991140),
Out of these exports, 36% was destined to Spain: 1,163 tonnes worth USD 2,183,000.
Graph 4: Main buyers of other US surimi (HS 0304991140),