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Report Date: Wednesday, August 08, 2018
 
 
 

This report focuses on catch volumes of bluefin in Japanese waters. It also highlights prices, inventories, markets, imports and exports of species.

ASIA

Japan

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

Fresh

Prices

The average CIF price of fresh bluefin imported by Japan was JPY 1,630/kg in June, down 16% on that of the previous month and up 5% on that of June 2017. In the first six months, the average was JPY 1,763/kg, up 7% on that of the same period last year.

Table 1: Average CIF price at Japanese Customs,
in JPY/kg

Origin

Average price at Customs (JPY/kg)

% Variation

Jun /18

May /18

Jun /17

Jun/18 May/18

Jun/18 Jun/17

Spain

2,799

2,532

2,661

+11%

+5%

Italy

-

-

2,761

   

Malta

-

-

-

   

Greece

-

1,822

-

   

Turkey

-

-

-

   

USA

2,986

-

-

   

Mexico

2,022

2,068

2,410

-2%

-16%

Australia (SBFT)

1,348

1,548

1,393

-13%

-3%

Source: Japanese Customs

Graph 1: Average price at Customs of fresh bluefin imports,
2014/2018, in JPY/kg

Source: Customs

Markets

In June, imports of fresh bluefin amounted to 602 tonnes, worth JPY 981 million at Japanese Customs.

These figures are up 20% in volume and similar in value to those registered in the previous month. Compared with June 2017, imports were up 22% in volume and 27% in value.

Graph 2: Japanese imports of fresh bluefin,
 2014/2018

Source: Customs

In the first six months of the year, they totalled 2,967 tonnes, worth JPY 5,230 million, up 11% in volume and 18% in value on those of the same months last year.

Graph 3: Imports of fresh northern bluefin,
cumulative monthly,
2014/2018, in tonnes

Source: Japanese Customs

The main supplier of northern bluefin (Thunnus thynnus and/or Thunnus orientalis) was Mexico with 1,855 tonnes and JPY 3,257 million.

Graph 4: Imports of fresh southern bluefin,
cumulative monthly, 2014/2018, in tonnes

Source: Japanese Customs

So far, Australia has exported 332 tonnes to Japan, worth JPY 460 million.

Por DGA

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