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IntraFish Price Tracker week 15: Indian, Indonesian shrimp prices climb

Mixed results for tilapia fillet prices from China.

Prices of tilapia fillets from China saw mixed results during the week ended April 7.

Weight class 3-5 lb stayed the same at $1.95 (€1.84); weight class 5-7 lb fell by $0.05 (€0.04) to $2.10 (€1.98) per pound; and wight class 7-9 lb jumped by $0.10 (€0.09) to $2.35 (€2.22).

Shrimp prices for certain sizes and origins saw increases, week-on-week.

Indian, white farmed shrimp prices for the weight class 16/20 lb stayed the same at $5.95 (€5.62) while sizes 21/25 lb and 26/30 lb went up by $0.10 (€0.09) to $5.30 (€5) and $4.85 (€4.58) per pound, respectively.

Indonesian tail-on vannamei prices gained $0.10 to $5.20 (€4.91) per pound. As for weight class 31/40 lb, the New York Frozen Auction posted prices for this weight class for the first time since week 6: $4.70 (€4.44), which is $0.10 more than its price eight weeks ago.

Meanwhile, Thailand white tail-on shrimp prices were unchanged at $2.10 (€1.98) for weight class 31/35 lb and $4.85 (€4.58) for the 36/40 category.

Ecuador white farm shrimp also stayed the same at $4.45 (€4.20), $4.25 (€4.02) and $4.15 (€3.92) for sizes 31/35, 36/40 and 41/50, respectively.

Norwegian farmed salmon prices see 'surprising' hike

Norwegian Atlantic salmon price rose recently and lower volumes are expected next week due to the upcoming Easter holiday.

An exporter informed IntraFish of prices of around NOK 64 per kilogram in the south, however, that prices remained flat for fish sized 3 kg and above.

Industry watchers informed IntraFish that prices, FOB farmers, settled between NOK 62.50 (€6.80/$7.20) and NOK 64 (€7/$7.40) per kilo, with the lowest being paid in the north.

Nasdaq: Norwegian salmon prices flatten out

Norwegian salmon prices saw a 1 percent decrease in week 13, or fell by NOK 0.67 (€0.07/$0.08) to NOK 62.96 (€6.90/$7.30) per kilo according to the latest figures from Nasdaq.

The weight class 4-5 kilos was sold at an average NOK 63.70 (€6.90/$7.40) per kilo during the week, down NOK 0.62 (€0.07/$0.07) from the previous week. This category accounted for 30.9 percent of the sales.

Read more about the price breakdown of the different weights in this article.

Chilean salmon prices into US and Brazil tiptoe upwards

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 the latest figures from DataSalmon.

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).

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.


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