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Fifty-five percent of the imports were from Taiwan

Customs statistics of bigeye tuna imports

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 05:50 (GMT + 9)

The average price of Japanese imports of frozen bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) was JPY 786 in April, up 1 percent on that of the previous month and down 7 percent on that of April 2018.

During the first four months of the year, the average price was JPY 785/kg, down 7 percent on that of the same period last year.

Graph 1: Average price of frozen bigeye tuna at Japanese Customs, 2015–2019, in JPY/kg

Graph 1: Average price of frozen bigeye tuna at Japanese Customs, 2015–2019, in JPY/kg

Source: based on information provided by the Customs/FIS.com

Table 1: Average FOB price at Japan Customs, in JPY/kg

Origin

USD per kg

Variation %

Apr/19

Mar/19

Apr/18

Apr/19 Mar/19

Apr/19 Apr/18

Korean Republic

989

862

844

+15%

+17%

China

761

795

846

-4%

-10%

Taiwan

795

792

840

0%

-5%

Seychelles

763

622

835

+23%

-9%

Vanuatu

763

790

875

-3%

-13%

Source: Japanese Customs/FIS.com

During the month analysed, imports of frozen bigeye tuna reached 5,058 tonnes worth JPY 3,975 million, up 11 percent in volume and 12 percent in value on those registered in the previous month, and down 24 percent in volume and 29 percent in value on those of April 2018.

Graph 2: Japanese imports of frozen bigeye tuna, 2015–2019

Graph 2: Japanese imports of frozen bigeye tuna, 2015–2019

Source: based on information provided by the Customs/FIS.com

In the first four-month period of 2019 imports reached 17,148 tons and JPY 13,464 million, down 13 percent in volume and 20 percent in value compared with the same period last year.

Fifty-five percent of the imports were from Taiwan (9,454 tonnes) while those from China amounted to 21 percent (3,620 tonnes).

Graph 3: Main exporters of frozen bigeye tuna to Japan, January-April 2019, in tonnes

Graph 3: Main exporters of frozen bigeye tuna to Japan, January-April 2019, in tonnes

Source: based on information provided by the Customs/FIS.com

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