Japan: August Salmon Import Prices Up 40% for US and Russian Sockeyes
According to the August customs statistics released by Japan's Ministry of Finance, salmon and trout imports fell significantly from the previous year due to a noticeable decrease in frozen fish. On the other hand, the import value increased, and the unit price continued to rise, reported Suisan Keizai.
Imports of Chilean coho salmon plummeted to 1892 tons, nearly one-third of the July import volume, and the procurement price continued to grow to CIF 670 yen/kg ($5.96/kg)...
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