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Report Date: Wednesday, December 21, 2016
 
 
 

This report focuses on harvests, imports and prices of bluefin tuna in Japan.

ASIA

Japan

Northern bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus)
Southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii)

Prices

The average price at Japan Customs of frozen bluefin (HS 030345000 and 030346000) in October was JPY 1.38/kg, up 4% on that of September and 3% on that of October 2015. In the ten months the average was JPY 1,385/kg, down 7% on that of the same period in 2015.

Table 1: Average prices of frozen bluefin (HS 030345000 and
030346000)  at Japan Customs, years 2016-2015, in JPY/kg

Origin

Average price at Customs (JPY/kg)

% VAR: Oct/16 Sep/16

Average price at Customs (JPY/kg)

% VAR:  Oct/16 Oct/15

Oct 16

Sep 16

Oct 15

Spain

-

-

-

2293

-

Italy

-

-

-

-

-

Malta

-

-

-

-

-

Turkey

-

-

-

-

-

Croatia

2,572

-

-

-

-

Mexico

-

-

-

-

-

Source: Customs

Graph 1: Average prices of frozen bluefin imports
(HS 030345000 and 030346000) at Japan Customs,
years 2012—2016, in JPY/kg

Source: Customs

Markets

In the month analysed, imports reached 724 tonnes of frozen bluefin, worth JPY 1,000 million at Japanese Customs, down 83% in volume and 82% in value on those of the previous month and down 18% and 15% respectively on those of October 2015. In September, Australia sent 4,243 tonnes of frozen bluefin to Japan, worth JPY 5,643 million, JPY 1,330/kg.

Graph 2: Japanese imports of frozen bluefin
(HS 030345000 and 030346000), 2012/2016

Source: Customs

During the period, imports reached 9,477 tonnes, worth JPY 13,126 million, down 3% in volume and 16% in value on those of the previous year.

Graph 3: Cumulative monthly imports of frozen bluefin
(HS 030345000 and 030346000), in tonnes, 2012-2016

Source: Japan Customs

In the period, Australia sent 7,865 tonnes of frozen bluefin to Japan, worth JPY 6,933 million.

Graph 4: Main exporters of frozen bigeye to Japan,
January-October 2016, in tonnes

Source: Japanese Customs

By DGA

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