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Bad start for frozen ray in Korea
Monday, February 22, 2021, 20:50 (GMT + 9)
33% of the frozen ray that is imported into Korea is from Argentina.
In January 2021, imports of frozen rays amounted to 473 tonnes, 40% less than the 792 tonnes the previous year.
Average imports from January 2016 to 2021 were 824 tons, 43% less than the 473 tons in January this year.
The main exporting countries of frozen ray to Korea are Argentina, United States, Brazil, Russia, China, Spain, Vietnam, Japan, Uruguay, etc.
From Argentina, 33% (157 tons), 23% (111 tons) were imported from the US, 15% (73 tons) from Russia, 8% (37 tons) from Spain, 5% (22 tons) from China , 5% (22 tons) tons) from Brazil and 4% (20 tons) from Pakistan.
The country's average import price was 4.11 / kg, the highest in Spain, and 1.56 / kg, the lowest in Russia.
In January, imports of frozen rays amounted to USD 1.12 million, 57% less than USD 2.62 million the previous year, and the average unit price in January was USD 2.38 / kg, 28% less than USD 3.30 / kg from the previous year.
Fuente: Union Forsea Corp.