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Tilapia & Catfish

 
Report Date: Tuesday, December 18, 2018
 
 
 

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 October, the average price of imported fresh fillets at Customs was up 1% on that of the previous month and down 2% on that of October 2017. The price of frozen products was USD 3,861/kg, down on that of September and 1% on that of October 2017.

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

Product

Price

Var. % Oct/18 Sep/18

Precio Oct/17

Var. % Oct/18 Oct/17

Oct/18

Sep/18

Fresh fillets

7,675

7,610

+1%

7,836

-2%

Frozen fillets

3,861

3,880

-1%

3,899

-1%

Source: FAS-USDA

Graph 1: Average CIF price of tilapia fillets at Customs,
in USD/t, 2014-2018

Source: FAS-USDA

Markets

In October, imports of fresh fillets reached 1,827 tonnes and USD 14,022,000, up 3% in volume and 4% in value on those of the previous month; and up 3% in volume and 1% in value on those of October 2017. In the first ten months, they totalled 18,347 tonnes and USD 143,304,000, down 12% in volume and 6% in value on those of 2017.

Graph 2: US imports of fresh tilapia fillets
(HS 0304310000 and HS 0304490012), 2014-2018

Source: FAS-USDA

Imports of frozen fillets reached 9,131 tonnes, worth USD 35,252,000 CIF at Customs. These figures are down 15% in volume and 16% in value on those of the previous month; and they are down 22% in volume and 23% in value on those of October 2017. During the period, exports totalled 92,663 tonnes and USD 366,682,000, down 6% in volume and value on those of the previous year.

Graph 3: US imports of frozen tilapia fillets
(HS 0304610000), 2014-2018

Source: FAS-USDA

During the period, imports of other products (whole, H&G and gutted, HS 0303890040 and HS 0303230000) totalled 33,040 tonnes, worth USD 64,070,000 CIF at Customs.

By DGA

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