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Chilean salmon prices remain flat

Just slight rises and falls in week 15, according to DataSalmon.

Chilean salmon prices remained stable for the second week in a row in week 15, with only minor increases seen for products heading into the United States and Brazil, according to the latest figures from DataSalmon.

Prices for average D trim Chilean salmon heading into the US market rose $0.01 (€0.01) to $6.15 (€5.73) per pound while those for head-on whole salmon 10-12 wholesale into Brazil rose by $0.02 (€0.02) to $8.15 (€7.60) per kilo.

Prices for frozen H&G coho to the Japanese market stayed static at JPY 875 (€7.52/$8.07) per kilo and prices for frozen H&G trout fell slightly by JPY 50 (€0.43/$0.46) to JPY 1050 (€9.02/$19.68) 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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