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Shrimp

 
Report Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015
 
 
 

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

 

INDEX

 
1. EUROPE
1.1 European Union –  Argentine pink shrimp, Argentine stiletto prawn, whiteleg shrimp, black tiger shrimp
 
2. LATIN AMERICA
2.1 Argentina – Pink shrimp
 

 

1. EUROPE

1.1 European Union

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

Inventories

Spain

On the wholesale market of Mercamadrid, during week 20, supplies of frozen and fresh shrimp and frozen prawn declined. Those of fresh prawn increased.

Table 1: Incoming volumes into Mercamadrid,
weeks 20 and 19

Presentation

Product

Volume (kg)

% of variation

Week 20

Week 19

Frozen

Large HOSO prawn

2,044

2,656

-23

Frozen

Medium HOSO prawn

16,349

21,242

-23

Frozen

Small HOSO prawn

20,437

26,553

-23

Frozen

HLSO prawn (tails)

2,044

2,656

-23

Frozen

Cooked shrimp

44,385

68,127

-35

Frozen

Large shrimp

5,463

8,386

-35

Frozen

Medium shrimp

10,244

15,721

-35

Frozen

Small shrimp

6,829

10,480

-35

Fresh

Rice prawn

5,748

3,915

47

Fresh

Large cooked prawn

1,278

870

47

Fresh

Medium cooked prawn

2,554

1,740

47

Fresh

Huge prawn

638

436

46

Fresh

Grill prawn

2,554

1,740

47

Fresh

Medium cooked shrimp

1,442

1,505

-4

Fresh

Fresh shrimp

384

401

-4

 Source: Mercamadrid

Italy

At Italian ports, during week 20, volumes of the all species analysed declined. The most important decline was that of deepwater rose shrimp. The main ports were San Benedetto de Tronto, Corigliano Calabro and Aci Trezza.

Table 2: Volumes landed at Italian ports,
weeks 20 and 19, in kg

Species

Week 20

Week 19

% of variation

Prawn

2,127

2,249

-5

Deep-sea shrimp (Parapenaeus longirostris)

9,721

10,727

-9

Giant red shrimp (Aristaeomorpha foliacea)

1,941

2,182

-11

Shrimp (Penaeus kerathurus)

170

499

-66

 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 3: DDP Spain prices of shrimp, through 25 May

Product

Count

Price (EUR/kg)

HOSO red 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

On Mercamadrid, during week 20, prices increased in the case of rice prawn, giant prawn and grill prawn. Those of the rest of the prawn and shrimp remained stable.

Table 4: Prices on the wholesale market
of Mercamadrid, weeks 20 and 19

Presentation

Product

Price (EUR/kg)

% of variation

Week 20

Week 19

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

11.21

3

Fresh

Large cooked prawn

27.00

27.00

0

Fresh

Medium cooked prawn

14.50

14.50

0

Fresh

Huge prawn

48.00

47.42

1

Fresh

Grill prawn

35.00

34.13

3

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 deepwater sea shrimp and shrimp declined and those of prawn and Spanish prawn increased.

Table 5: Average prices at Italian ports, week 20 and 19, in EUR/kg

Product

Week 20

Week 19

% of variation

Lowest price

Highest price

Lowest price

Highest price

Lowest price

Highest price

Prawn

5.83

8.76

5.95

8.48

-2

3

Deep-sea shrimp (Parapenaeus longirostris)

5.33

9.25

5.22

9.41

2

-2

Giant red shrimp (Aristaeomorpha foliacea)

9.82

20.07

9.35

19.42

5

3

Shrimp (Penaeus kerathurus)

22.93

24.97

24.39

27.13

-6

-8

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

Markets

European Union

Table 6: Imports of frozen deepwater pink shrimp
(
Parapenaeus longirostris), January-March 2014/2015

Country

Volume (MT)

Average price (EUR/kg)

2015

2014

2015

2014

Morocco

792

1,628

10.03

8.80

Senegal

537

1,652

4.56

4.07

Tunisia

350

687

9.32

8.43

Netherlands

45

655

9.40

4.49

Belgium

80

421

11.40

4.54

Angola

221

183

6.16

9.15

Italy

16

375

7.89

8.56

Turkey

99

249

6.82

7.21

Spain

52

248

6.99

6.85

Portugal

117

123

4.92

8.66

France

29

178

11.28

2.55

Nigeria

67

89

5.15

3.66

Denmark

41

97

8.74

3.62

Namibia

114

0

5.41

-

Mauritania

91

0

5.20

-

Germany

34

38

8.90

7.82

Greece

5

41

5.99

3.70

Ireland

0

39

-

9.18

United Kingdom

9

19

7.45

13.70

India

0

14

-

7.51

Albany

13

0

7.03

-

Algeria

1

9

21.18

12.75

China

0

10

-

3.35

Others

0

17

-

9.82

Total

2,712

6,773

7.64

6.46

 Source: Eurostat

Table 7: Exports of frozen deepwater pink shrimp
(
Parapenaeus longirostris), January-March 2014/2015

Country

Volume (MT)

Average price (EUR/kg)

2015

2014

2015

2014

Spain

497

953

5.47

7.75

Italy

19

254

4.53

7.73

Portugal

15

145

7.04

5.50

Netherlands

8

98

8.00

5.86

Ceuta

4

44

5.29

5.62

Germany

7

38

8.03

8.52

Andorra

13

29

8.49

7.10

Belgium

3

21

9.88

7.91

Greece

8

14

7.44

5.76

Equatorial Guinea

8

12

5.42

5.00

United Kingdom

1

17

22.84

8.39

Switzerland (1996-)

2

12

9.87

8.88

Gibraltar

3

8

8.24

6.28

Bulgaria

1

8

8.21

3.23

France

5

4

10.55

14.68

Others

7

19

7.82

6.44

Total

600

1,674

5.77

7.35

 Source: Eurostat

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2. LATIN AMERICA

2.1 Argentina

Argentine pink shrimp (Pleoticus muelleri)

Catch volumes

According to preliminary figures of the SAGPyA, in April 2015, volumes reported 3,429.9 tonnes of shrimp, down 31% on those of the previous month and up 39% on those of April 2014. These figures may be modified because some volumes are still to be counted.

Graph 1: Shrimp landed volumes, January-December 2012-2015(*),
in thousands of
tonnes

(*) 2015: Through 30 April
(*) Only values of  2015
Source: SAGPyA

If the figures of April are confirmed, in the first four months of 2015 they will have caught 21,557.6 tonnes of pink shrimp, up 18% on those of the same period last year.

Graph 2: Shrimp landed volumes, January-April  2011/2015,
in thousands of tonnes

Source: SAGPyA

Prices and markets

According to the National Customs Administration (ANA), in April 2015 exports reached 2,613.8 tonnes of shrimp in all its presentations and products, worth almost USD 16.4 million.

These figures are down 31% in volume and 26% in FOB value on those reported in the previous month.

Table 8: Shrimp exports, April 2015

Presentation

Volume (MT)

Var. Volume

FOB value (thousands of USD)

Var. Value

2015

2014

2015

2014

HOSO

1,637

1,861

-12%

9,231

12,031

-23%

HLSO

752

501

50%

5,338

3,449

55%

PUD

224,6

279,5

-20%

1,911

2,688

-29%

Source: ANA

If these figures of April are confirmed, during the first four months of the year they will have exported 15,775.8 tonnes, worth over USD 95.9 million FOB.

Table 9: Shrimp exports, January-April 2015

Presentation

Volume (MT)

Var. Volume

FOB value (thousands of USD)

Var. Value

2015

2014

2015

2014

HOSO

10,411

8,118

28%

57,480

50,829

13%

HLSO

4,564

4,069

12%

31,678

27,823

14%

PUD

800,6

915,5

-13%

6,716

8,279

-19%

Source: ANA

Destinations

Graph 3: Destinations of exports of HOSO pink shrimp,
January-April 2015

Source: ANA

Prices

In April 2015, with fair supplies and a fair demand, the lowest and highest prices of HOSO shrimp dropped slightly from those of the previous month. The prices of HLSO and PUD products reported no changes.

Table 10: Reference FOB prices for shrimp, May 2015

Count (pc/kg)

Packing

Price (USD/kg)

Lowest

Highest

HOSO frozen

L1 - 10 - 20

6 x 2 kg

5.70

10.00

L2 - 20 - 30

"

4.90

6.80

L3  -30 - 40

"

4.20

6.60

L4 - 40 - 60

"

3.50

5.10

L5 - 60 - 80

"

Unquoted

Unquoted

L1 - 10 - 20

12 x 1 kg

6.00

7.00

L2 - 20 - 30

"

5.00

6.00

L3  -30 - 40

"

5.15

6.00

L1 - 10 - 20

10 x 0.8 kg

6.00

6.00

L2 - 20 - 30

"

5.00

5.75

L3  -30 - 40

"

Unquoted

Unquoted

HOSO frozen

Price (EUR/kg)

L1 - 10 - 20

6 x 2 kg

5.10

7.00

L2 - 20 - 30

"

4.20

5.84

L3  -30 - 40

"

3.50

4.40

L4 - 40 - 60

"

sin cotización

sin cotización

L1 - 10 - 20

15 x 0.8 kg

sin cotización

sin cotización

Frozen HLSO

Price (USD/kg)

30/55 pc x kg- on shore

6 x 2 kg

9.25

10.00

56/100 pc x kg- on shore

"

7.50

8.54

100/150 pcxkg-. On shore

"

4.50

5.00

broken

"

5.00

5.25

U/15 pxlb

10 x 0.9072 kg

8.27

9.00

16/20 p s x lb

"

6.10

7.72

21/25 pcs x lb

"

5.50

6.60

26/30 pcs x lb

"

4.00

4.86

Frozen HLSO

Price (EUR/kg)

C0

6 x 2 kg

Unquoted

Unquoted

C1

"

4.50

6.10

C2

"

4.40

5.10

C2 B

"

Unquoted

Unquoted

broken

"

Unquoted

Unquoted

PUD, frozen on shore

Price (EUR/kg)

22/66 pxlb

24 x 500 g

7.50

7.50

67/132 pxlb

"

5.00

6.50

133/176 pxlb

"

4.50

4.50

broken

"

3.90

5.00

P&D, frozen on shore

Price (USD/kg)

26/36 pcs x lg

12 x 1 kg

7.37

7.47

26/36 pcs x lb

"

5.60

5.60

44/88 pcs x kg

1 x 11.34

6.00

9.20

broken

"

Unquoted

Unquoted

PUD, frozen on shore

Price (USD/kg)

#1

12 x 1 kg

9.50

10.00

#2

"

7.95

8.06

#3

"

6.50

6.95

Broken

1 x 11.35 kg

5.50

9.25

Source: FIS.com

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By Ignacio Bayley Bustamante and Juan Murias

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