Photo: Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI)
Prices and markets of US exports of other surimi (except Alaska pollock)
Monday, August 26, 2019, 04:00 (GMT + 9)
The average price of other surimi (HS 0304991140) at US Customs was USD 2.57/kg in June, up 51% on that of the previous month and up 6% on that of June 2018. In the semester the price averaged USD 2.49/kg, 13% more than in the same period of the previous year.
Graph 1: Evolution of the average FOB price in Customs of other surimis (HS 0304991140), except Alaska pollock, exported by the US, 2015/2019, in USD/t
In the month, exports of these surimis amounted to 2,078 tons, for an FOB value declared in customs of USD 5,345,000, 42% less in volume and 39% less in value than in June 2018.
Graph 2: US exports of "other" surimi (HS 0304991140), except Alaska pollock, 2015/2019
Exports in the first six months of the year totalled 2,848 tonnes for USD 7,077,000, 56% less in volume and 50% less in value than in 2018.
Graph 3: US exports of "other" surimis, January-June 2015/2019 (HS 0304991140)
Forty-seven percent of these exports were sent to Spain, 1,360 tonnes, worth USD 3,590,000.
Graph 4: Main purchasers of US "other" surimis (HS 0304991140), January -June 2019