Suriimi processing line (Photo: Stockfile)
Official data on production, prices, markets and destinations of surimi
Monday, October 28, 2019, 09:00 (GMT + 9)
The average price of other surimi (HS 0304991140) at US Customs was USD 2.85/kg in August, up 4% on that of the previous month and up 16% on that of August 2018. During the first eight months, the average was USD 2.63/kg, up 17% on that of the same period in 2017.
Graph 1: Evolution of the average FOB price in Customs of other surimis (HS 0304991140), except Alaska pollock, exported by the US, 2015/2018, in USD/t
In the month, the exports of these surimis were 597 tons, for an FOB value declared in customs of USD 1,701,000, 135% more in volume and 172% in value than in August 2018.
Graph 2: US exports of "other" surimi (HS 0304991140), except Alaska pollock, 2015/2019
Exports in the first eight months of the year totaled 6,553 tonnes for USD 17,254,000, 23% less in volume and 10% in value than in 2018.
Graph 3: US exports of "others" surimis, January-August 2015/2019 (HS 0304991140)
The 35% of these exports were sent to Spain, 2,276 tonnes, worth USD 6,088,000.
Graph 4: Main buyers of other American surimis (HS 0304991140), January-August 2019