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Shrimp

 
Report Date: Thursday, July 02, 2015
 

 

This report focuses on catch volumes and harvests of different species of shrimp and prawns in China, the EU and the US. It also highlights fishing bans, prices, inventories, markets, imports and exports of species detailed in the following index.

 

INDEX

 
1. ASIA
1.1 China –  Black tiger shrimp, whiteleg shrimp
 
2. EUROPE
2.1 European Union – Argentine pink shrimp, Argentine stiletto prawn, whiteleg shrimp, black tiger shrimp
 
3. NORTH AMERICA
3.1 United States – Brown, white, Northern pink and Northern prawn, black tiger, white, Indian white, pink, flower, Northern shrimp
 

 

 

1. ASIA

1.1 China

Black tiger shrimp (Peneaus monodon)
Whiteleg shrimp (Penaeus vannamei)

Chinese Customs informed that in April 2014 imports reached 17,398 tonnes of shrimp and prawn in all products and presentations (except those of fresh water), worth over USD 121.7 million FOB, up 22% in volume and almost twofold in value on those of the same month in the previous year.

The average price of April 2015 was USD 7.00/kg FOB China, up 64% on that of April 2014 (USD 4.27/kg).

Exports of shrimp and prawn products are the most important forms of presentations for Chinese producers; in April 2015 the product contributed 58.8% (10,224 t) over total exports, while in 2014 it had accounted for 34.5% (14,289 tonnes).

Table 1: Shrimp and prawn exports,  April 2015/2014

Volume (MT)

Var. Volume

FOB Value, thousand of USD

Var. Value

Apr -15

Apr -14

Apr -15

Apr -14

HOSO shrimp

1,906

1,245

53%

2.9

2.6

9%

HLSO shrimp

2,424

3,156

-23%

17.8

17.7

1%

HOSO prawn

483

819

-41%

7.2

10.3

-30%

HLSO prawn

2,361

4,139

-43%

30.7

56.5

-46%

Products and canned presentations

10,224

4,930

107%

121,665.6

60,885.5

100%

Total

17,398.0

14,289.0

22%

121,724.2

60,972.6

99.6%

Source: Chinese Customs

From January to April 2015, exports reached 42,486 tonnes of shrimp and prawn in all products and varieties (except those of fresh water), worth almost USD 452.3 million FOB, down 12% in volume and 9% in value on those of January-April 2014.

The average price of January-April 2015 was USD 10.65/kg FOB China, up 3% on that of January-April 2014 (USD 10.35/kg).

Table 2: Shrimp and prawn exports, January-April 2015/2014

January-April

2015

2014

Species

Product

Volume (MT)

FOB value (thousands of USD)

Volume (MT)

FOB value (thousands of USD)

Shrimp

HOSO

3,599

7,090

3,782

11.838

HLSO

9,260

79,636

8,660

60.533

Prawn

HOSO

2,986

41,744

3,890

46.836

HLSO

12,180

161,263

16,800

225.792

Processed products

7.474

88,716

9,268

108,250

Canned

6.987

73,853

5,838

58,030

Total

42.486

452,302

48,238

499,441

Variation from previous year

-11.9%

-9%

-

-

Source: Chinese Customs

Graph 1: Average prices of shrimp and prawn
January-April 2013/2015, in USD/kg FOB

Source: Chinese Customs and FIS.com

Table 3: Preferred destinations of shrimp and prawn product exports,
January-April 2015

Presentation

Main destination

Volume (t)

USD/kg FOB

HOSO shrimp

Japan

3,135

1.64

HLSO shrimp

Spain

4,609

7.04

HOSO prawn

Malaysia

1,115

15.56

HLSO prawn

Malaysia

2,653

14.30

Products

Malaysia

1,677

8.20

Source: Chinese Customs and FIS.com

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2. EUROPE

2.1 European Union

Argentine pink shrimp (Pleoticus muelleri)
Argentine stiletto prawn (Artemesia longinaris)
Whiteleg shrimp (Penaeus vannamei)
Black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon)

Inventories

Spain

Incoming volumes on Mercamadrid increased by 33 tonnes in week 25. Those of frozen cooked shrimp increased and the rest of species and presentations of shrimp and prawn reported a drop. The most important rise was that in frozen cooked shrimp and the most significant drops were those in small prawn and frozen medium prawn.

Table 4: Incoming volumes into Mercamadrid, weeks 25 and 24

Presentation

Product

Volume (kg)

% of variation

Week 25

Week 24

Frozen

Large HOSO prawn

3,293

3,586

-8

Frozen

Medium HOSO prawn

26,346

28,677

-8

Frozen

Small HOSO prawn

32,933

35,845

-8

Frozen

HLSO prawn (tails)

3,293

3,586

-8

Frozen

Cooked shrimp

68,435

39,716

72

Frozen

Large shrimp

8,424

4,889

72

Frozen

Medium shrimp

15,793

9,167

72

Frozen

Small shrimp

10,529

6,109

72

Fresh

Rice prawn

1,588

3,542

-55

Fresh

Large cooked prawn

352

787

-55

Fresh

Medium cooked prawn

706

1,574

-55

Fresh

Huge prawn

177

393

-55

Fresh

Grill prawn

706

1,574

-55

Fresh

Medium cooked shrimp

3,087

3,357

-8

Fresh

Fresh shrimp

823

895

-8

 Source: Mercamadrid

Italy

At Italian ports, during week 25, volumes of the all species analysed declined. The most important drop was reported by deepwater sea shrimp. The main port was Corigliano Calabro.

Table 5: Volumes landed at Italian ports,
weeks 25 and 24, in kg

Species

Week 25

Week 24

% of variation

Prawn

1,580

2,299

-31

Deep-sea shrimp (Parapenaeus longirostris)

8,205

9,242

-11

Giant red shrimp (Aristaeomorpha foliacea)

1,822

2,092

-13

Shrimp (Penaeus kerathurus)

686

1,075

-36

 Source: ISMEA (Istituto di Servizi per il mercato agricolo e alimentare)

Prices

Spain

On Spanish first-sale markets, the prices of frozen Argentine prawn, Penaeus vannamei and Penaeus monodon remained stable, compared with the previous week.

Table 6: DDP Spain prices of shrimp,
through 29 June

Product

Count

Price (EUR/kg)

HOSO pink shrimp (Pleoticus muelleri)

L1 - 10/20 pc/kg

8.50

L2 - 21/30 pc/kg

7.30

L3 - 31/40 pc/kg

7.10

L4 - 41/50 pc/kg

6.80

L5 - 51/60 pc/kg

6.00

HOSO Whiteleg shrimp (Penaeus vannamei)

21/30 pc/kg

9.00

31/40 pc/kg

8.00

41/50 pc/kg

7.50

51/60 pc/kg

7.00

61/70 pc/kg

6.00

71/80 pc/kg

5.50

81/90 pc/kg

5.20

91/100 pc/kg

4.90

101/120 pc/kg

4.50

HOSO black tiger shrimp (Penaeus Monodon)

13/15 pc/kg

10.70

16/20 pc/kg

9.60

21/30 pc/kg

6.50

31/40 pc/kg

5.80

41/50 pc/kg

5.60

Source: FIS.com

Prices on Mercamadrid declined in the case of larger fresh prawn and remained stable in the rest of prawn and shrimp presentations during week 24.

Compared with 2014, they are up in frozen prawn, fresh rice prawn, fresh grill prawn and fresh shrimp. Those of fresh cooked prawn and fresh giant prawn have declined.

Table 7: Prices on the wholesale market of Mercamadrid,
weeks 25 and 24

Presentation

Product

Price (EUR/kg)

% of variation

Week 25

Week 24

Frozen

Large HOSO prawn

39.07

39.07

0

Frozen

Medium HOSO prawn

25.24

25.24

0

Frozen

Small HOSO prawn

13.50

13.50

0

Frozen

HLSO prawn (tails)

12.50

12.50

0

Frozen

Cooked shrimp

6.91

6.91

0

Frozen

Large shrimp

22.84

22.84

0

Frozen

Medium shrimp

16.83

16.83

0

Frozen

Small shrimp

10.22

10.22

0

Fresh

Rice prawn

11.50

11.50

0

Fresh

Large cooked prawn

25.50

27.00

-6

Fresh

Medium cooked prawn

14.50

14.50

0

Fresh

Huge prawn

45.00

48.00

-6

Fresh

Grill prawn

32.50

35.00

-7

Fresh

Medium cooked shrimp

15.03

15.03

0

Fresh

Fresh shrimp

42.50

42.50

0

 Source: Mercamadrid

Italy

On Italian first-sale markets, prices of deepsea shrimp and prawn declined due to a lower demand. The quotes of Spanish prawn and shrimp increased due to a drop in supplies.

Table 8: Average prices at Italian ports,
week 25 and 24, in EUR/kg

Product

Week 25

Week 24

% of variation

Lowest price

Highest price

Lowest price

Highest price

Lowest price

Highest price

Prawn

4.97

7.88

5.57

8.17

-11

-4

Deep-sea shrimp (Parapenaeus longirostris)

5.91

11.19

6.67

11.61

-11

-4

Giant red shrimp (Aristaeomorpha foliacea)

12.00

22.64

11.35

22.06

6

3

Shrimp (Penaeus kerathurus)

18.81

21.27

18.15

21.24

4

0

 Source: ISMEA (Istituto di Servizi per il mercato agricolo e alimentare)

Markets

European Union

Table 9: Imports of frozen Crangon crangon shrimp by the EU,
January-April 2015/2014

Country

Volume (MT)

Average price (EUR/kg)

2015

2014

2015

2014

Netherlands

115

888

10.70

10.96

Denmark

134

726

6.97

4.53

Belgium

68

790

14.54

6.35

Germany

87

453

8.32

3.54

United Kingdom

85

250

8.86

6.81

Spain

134

111

8.85

7.80

Portugal

0

116

5.00

2.14

France

6

31

19.95

6.42

Ireland

1

28

19.42

16.12

Greece

1

8

7.46

1.85

Italy

1

6

8.93

4.22

Others

1

7

2.15

12.30

Total

633

3,415

9.45

6.80

 Source: Eurostat

Table 10: Exports of frozen Crangon crangon shrimp by the EU,
January-April 2015/2014

Country

Volume (MT)

Average price (EUR/kg)

2015

2014

2015

2014

Morocco

6,071

9,435

2.61

2.79

France

186

654

6.81

6.91

Belgium

38

415

10.82

11.55

Byelorussia

61

184

1.68

1.63

Sweden

20

182

4.89

4.68

Germany

12

169

13.27

11.25

Spain

51

101

7.23

6.12

Italy

36

100

10.61

9.68

United Kingdom

19

41

7.25

8.99

Netherlands

4

32

6.67

7.84

Ireland

1

15

8.56

3.84

Portugal

0

11

-

12.06

Others

6

40

8.89

9.87

Total

6,505

11,379

2.90

3.64

Source: Eurostat

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3. NORTH AMERICA

3.1 United States

Black tiger shrimp (Peneaus monodon)
Indian white shrimp (Penaeus indicus)
Whiteleg shrimp (Penaeus vannamei)
Pink shrimp (Pleoticus muelleri)
Flower shrimp (Penaeus semisulcatus)
Northern shrimp (Pandalus borealis)
And others

Imports

The NMFS and US Customs informed that in April 2015 imports reported 45,511 tonnes, of all varieties of frozen cooked and raw shrimp, down 1.0% in volume on those of the previous month. They are also up 19.7% in volume on those of April 2014.

In April 2015, 22% (10,238 tonnes) of total imports came from Latin America, 76% (34,455 t) from the ASEAN and 2% (818 t) from other origins.

Table 11: Imports of frozen shrimp according to country of origin,
April 2015, in tonnes

Origin

Apr -15

Share 15

Apr -14

Share 14

Var 14/15

Indonesia

11,640

26%

8,621

22.7%

35%

India

10,787

24%

5,967

15.7%

81%

Ecuador

6,462

14%

6,321

16.6%

2%

Thailand

5,164

11%

4,262

11.2%

21%

Vietnam

3,824

8%

6,163

16.2%

-38%

China

1,479

3%

2,485

6.5%

-40%

Mexico

1,197

3%

709

1.9%

69%

Malaysia

1,211

2.7%

426

1.1%

184%

Guyana

1,073

2.4%

693

1.8%

55%

Peru

1,050

2.3%

832

2.19%

26%

Argentina

307

1%

318

0.8%

1%

Bangladesh

190

0.4%

95

0.2%

100%

Venezuela

149

0.3%

247

0.6%

-40%

Philippines

160

0.4%

113

0.3%

42%

Other 39

818

2%

754

2.0%

8%

Total

45,511

100%

38,006

100%

19,7%

Source: NMFS (Central)

It was also informed that in the first four months of 2015, imports reported 180,319 tonnes of all varieties of raw and cooked frozen shrimp, up 9.4 % in volume on those of January-April 2014.

In January-April 2015, 26% (46,496 tonnes) of total imports came from Latin America, 71% (128,333 t) from the ASEAN and 3% (5,490 t) from other origins.

Table 12: Imports of frozen shrimp according to country of origin,
January-April 2015, in tonnes

Origin

Jan/Apr 15

Share 15

Jan/Apr 14

Variation % 15/14

Indonesia

39,619

22.0%

32,695

21.2%

India

34,975

19.4%

26,930

29.9%

Ecuador

29,876

16.6%

28,702

4.1%

Thailand

21,686

12.0%

18,010

20.4%

Vietnam

16,088

8.9%

22,200

-27.5%

China

8,589

4.8%

10,962

-21.6%

Mexico

7,777

4.3%

4,171

86.5%

Malaysia

5,624

3.1%

3,963

41.9%

Guyana

3,248

1.8%

3,115

4.3%

Peru

3,494

1.9%

4,182

-16.5%

Argentina

1,447

0.8%

1,533

-5.6%

Bangladesh

1,073

0.6%

681

57.6%

Venezuela

654

0.4%

763

-14.3%

Philippines

679

0.4%

954

-28.8%

Other 39

5,490

3.0%

5,895

-6.9%

Total

180,319

100%

164,756

9.4%

Source: NMFS (Central)

We must highlight the significant rise in Mexican shares (86.5%) and Bangladesh (57.6%) and the drop in those of the Philippines (-28.8%).

Brown prawn (Penaeus aztecus)
White prawn (Penaeus setiferus)
Northern prawn (Penaeus duorarum)
Northern shrimp (Pandalus borealis)

Domestic market

The NMFS (New Orleans) informed that during the week of 31 May 2015 they reported 140 trips, and they landed 2,008,300 lb (911.0 tonnes) of prawns of the Gulf.

Official volumes were landed at Bayou Le Batre (AL), Houma and Jefferson in Louisiana and at the Texan ports of Puerto Isabel, Freeport and Brownsville.

Table 13: EXV prices of Gulf prawn, Through week 22

Count (pc/lb)

HLSO

HOSO

Volume (lb x 1,000)

Price (USD/lb)

Volume (lb x 1,000)

Price (USD/lb)

u/15

35.7

11.41

1.0

4.00

15/20

81.5

7.50

1.3

2.46

21/25

58.2

6.75

0.3

2.45

26/30

42.9

4.75

5.3

2.50

31/35

28.6

4.25

4.0

1.20

36/40

39.4

3.75

1.0

1.10

41/50

41.5

2.75

119.4

1.05

51/60

19.1

2.00

517.5

0.85

60/70

10.5

1.5

707.1

0.80

70/90

13.2

1.3

280.8

0.70

Total

370.6

5.58

1,637.7

0.83

Source: NMFS (New Orleans)

The EXV average price of Gulf prawns HLSO during week 22 was USD 5.55/lb and for HOSO it was USD 0.83/lb.

The NMFS (New Orleans) informed that in May 2015, landed volumes reached 10,181,700 lb (5,530.8 tonnes) of Gulf shrimp, up 14% on those reported in the same month last year.

Table 14: Total landed volumes of prawns of the Gulf,
May 2011-2015

May -15

FL (west)

AL

MS

LA

TX

Total

2015

573.7

307.6

-

7,424.3

1,876.1

10,181.7

2014

676.8

343.1

6.1

3,882.1

806.1

5,714.2

2013

366.4

319.2

123.6

10,761.3

2,024.3

13,594.8

2012

383.2

714.9

581.9

8,927.7

2,493.7

13,101.4

2011

733.0

314.0

551.0

10,630.3

2,776.5

15,004.8

Source: NMFS (New Orleans)

This Service also informed that volumes landed in the first five months of 2015 reported 20,119,400 lb (9,126.2 tonnes), up 34% on those of the same period in 2014.

Graph 2: Total landed volumes of shrimp of the Gulf,
January-May 2011/2015

Source: NMFS (New Orleans)

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By Ignacio Bayley Bustamante and Juan Murias

www.fis.com


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