Japan: Redfish from Alaska; Weak Yen Offsets Falling Import Value in Dollars
As of early September, the price of redfish or Pacific Ocean Perch (POP) produced in Alaska in 400/500-gram sizes is around 420-430 yen/kg ($2.84-2.91/kg), which has remained unchanged from a year ago. Although import dollar prices have fallen this year, the weaker yen has offset this, and new product prices are not expected to fall, reported Minato Shimbun.
This year, the price of Japanese imports in dollars has fallen. In addition to a slight increase...
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