Wholesale prices for frozen fish stabilized
Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 08:00 (GMT + 9)
From 19 to 25 October, prices for frozen fish in the wholesale segment of the domestic market remained stable or declining.
In the Far East region, excess supply contributed to a further reduction in the price of herring to RUB 50 / kg (-3.8%), while prices for other types of frozen fish remained stable under the influence of supply and demand balance: cod - RUB 120 / kg, pollock - 72 rubles / kg, flounder - 60 rubles / kg.
In the North-West, prices for the main types of frozen fish remained practically unchanged, which is due to a decrease in the rate of purchases by trading and processing enterprises due to the strengthening of anti-epidemic measures: cod - 205 rubles / kg, haddock - 140 rubles / kg, mackerel - 140 rubles . / kg, herring - 70 rubles / kg.
In the central regions, the positive dynamics of warehouse stocks against the background of a decrease in demand from processors, as well as low trading activity of traders ensure a further decrease in the price of pollock - up to 88 rubles / kg (-2.2%). Prices for other types of frozen fish have not changed: mackerel 145 rubles / kg, capelin - 120 rubles / kg, herring - 72 rubles / kg.
Retail prices continued to strengthen. In the period from 13 to 19 October, the average level of consumer prices for frozen uncut fish increased by 0.3%. Compared to the beginning of the year, prices increased by 2.3%.
In January-September 2020, the volume of exports of fish and seafood (group 03 TN VED) increased by 4.2% compared to the same period in 2019, and its value decreased by 7.2%. Average contract prices for the main export item, frozen fish, decreased by 11.4%. The volume of imports decreased by 9.2%, and its value by 10.3%. Average contract prices of imports for chilled fish decreased by 9.4%, for frozen fish by 0.1% and for fillets - by 8.3%.
Source: Press Service of Rosrybolovstvo