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Tilapia & Catfish

 
Report Date: Tuesday, December 02, 2014
 

 

This market reports focuses on catfish in the US. It deals with harvests, prices, markets and imports of the species.

NORTH AMERICA

United States

Catfish

Price

Table 1: Prices for farmed catfish products, in USD/lb USA

Product

USD/lb 28/11/2014

USD/lb 17/10/2014

Farmed, south of US, nuggets, frozen

1.50

1.50

Farmed, south of US, fillets, skinless, boneless, trimmed, 3/5 oz, fresh

4.55 (Wholesale market, New York)

4.55 (Wholesale market, New York)

Farmed, south of US, fillets, skinless, boneless, trimmed, 5/7 oz, fresh

4.55 (Wholesale market, New York)

4.55 (Wholesale market, New York)

Farmed, south of US, whole, H&G, 3/5 oz, fresh

3.35 (Wholesale, Eastern coast)

3.35 (Wholesale, Eastern coast)

Farmed, south of US, whole, H&G, 5/7 oz, fresh

3.35 (Wholesale, Eastern coast)

3.35 (Wholesale, Eastern coast)

Source: FIS.com

The average price of fillets –basa and panga- imported in September was USD 3,347/t, down 2% on that of August and up 15% on that of September 2013. During the first nine months of the year the average was USD 3,322/t, up 2% on that of the same period last year.

Graph 1: Average CIF price at US Customs of imports of
frozen basa and panga fillets (HS 0304296033, former 0304206033),
2010- 2014, in USD/t

Source: USDA-FAS

Market

In September, incoming volumes of frozen fillets of basa and panga reported 9,722 tonnes, worth USD 32,530,000 CIF, up 12% in volume and 10% in value on those imported in the previous month and up 5% in volume and 21% in value on those imported in September 2013.

Graph 2: US imports of frozen fillets of basa and panga (HS 0304296033,
former HS 0304206033), 2010-2014, in tonnes and thousands of USD

Source: USDA-FAS

In the period they totaled 71,053 tonnes and USD 236,062,000, down 9% in volume and 7%v in value on those of the same period last year.

Graph 3: US imports of frozen fillets of basa and panga (HS 0304620020,
former HS 0304296033), January-September 2010/2014

Source: USDA-FAS

Vietnam was the origin of 70,901 tonnes imported by the US.

By DGA

www.fis.com


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