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Chilean salmon prices into US and Brazil tiptoe upwards

Prices on the Japanese market remained static for the fourth week running.

Chilean farmed salmon prices for fish selling into the United States and Brazil rose very slightly in week 13, but remained stable into the Japanese market, according to just-released figures from DataSalmon.

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Prices for salmon going into the US market rose $0.06 (€0.06) week-on-week to $6.17 (€5.80) per pound.

In Brazil, the price increased even more slightly as compared to the previous week, at $8.17 (€7.70) per kilogram, up from $8.16 (€7.60).

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Coho into Japan stood still for the fourth week running at JPY 875 (€7.30/$7.90) per kilo, as did trout at JPY 1,100 (€9.20/$9.90) per kilo on average.

The data is based on average prices from 15 Chilean exporters, representing 80 percent of the fresh supply from Chile.

Through an agreement, DataSalmon is using information from SalmonEx USA and Brazil index for the preparation of the reports.

The SalmonEx Index represents real sales, invoiced and delivered, between Monday and Sunday from the week prior, and most of these prices are negotiated the week before that.

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