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Tilapia & Catfish

 
Report Date: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
 
 
 

 

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

NORTH AMERICA

United States

Tilapia

Prices

In May the average price of imported fresh fillets at Customs was similar to that of the previous month and up 4% on that of May 2013. The price of frozen products was USD 5,650/kg, similar to that of April and up 12% on those of May 2013.

Table 1: Average CIF prices for fillets at Customs, in USD/t

Product

Price

Var. % May/14 Apr/14

Price May/13

Var. % May/14 May/13

May/14

Apr/14

Fresh fillets

8,649

8,585

+1%

8,359

+3%

Frozen fillets

5,650

5,622

0%

5,062

+12%

Source: USDA-FAS

Graph 1: Average CIF price of tilapia fillets at Customs,
in USD/t, 2010/2014

Source: USDA-FAS

Markets

In May, imports of fresh fillets reached 2,207 tonnes and USD 19,089,000, down 3% in volume and value on those of April and down 3% and 2% respectively on those of May 2013. In the five months, they totaled 11,530 tonnes and USD 98,238,000, down 4% in volume and 1% in value on those of the same period in 2013.

Graph 2: US imports of fresh tilapia fillets (HS 0304310000 and
HS 030490012), 2010/2014

Source: USDA-FAS

Imports of frozen fillets reached 10,522 tonnes, worth USD 59,454,000 CIF at Customs. These figures are up 57% in volume and value on those of previous month and up 5% in volume and 17% in value on those of May 2013. During the first five months of the year, they reported 59,744 tonnes worth USD 323,314,000, up 13% in volume and 28% in value on those of the same period last year.

Graph 3: US imports of frozen tilapia fillets
(HS 0304610000), 2010/2014

Source: USDA-FAS

During the period, imports of other products (whole, H&G and gutted, HS 0303890040 and HS 0303230000, former 0303790040) totaled 13,057 tonnes, worth USD 29,063,000 CIF at Customs.

By DGA

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