A higher than expected Peruvian anchovy quota and healthy fishmeal stocks in China are helping to keep a lid on fishmeal prices, Rabobank senior analyst Gorjan Nikolik told IntraFish.

The relationship between key producer Peru and China, the world's biggest fishmeal consumer, frequently acts as the price setter for the market.

And with 79 percent, or 2.2 million metric tons, of a higher than expected 2.792