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Tuna

 
Report Date: Wednesday, May 04, 2016
 
 
 

This report focuses on catch volumes of tuna, shark and swordfish in waters of the EU. It also highlights prices, inventories, markets, imports and exports of species detailed in the following index.

 

EUROPE

European Union

Landed volumes

Spain

Supplies increased in fresh blue shark and declined in the rest of tunid and squaliform species on Mercamadrid during week 17. The most significant drops were those in fresh and frozen swordfish.

Table 1: Incoming volumes on Mercamadrid

Conservation

Product

Volume 2016 (kg)

Cumulative volume (mt)

Week 17

Week 16

Evolution

2016

2015

Evolution

Frozen

Skin-on bonito

8,155

10,846

-25

227

258

-12

Frozen

Skinless bonito

2,944

3,524

-16

133

105

27

Frozen

Shortfin mako

668

 

-

27

43

-38

Frozen

Swordfish

37,910

51,792

-27

849

978

-13

Fresh

Skin-on bonito

8,155

10,846

-25

227

258

-12

Fresh

Skinless bonito

2,944

3,524

-16

133

105

27

Fresh

Shortfin mako

668

 

-

27

43

-38

Fresh

Swordfish

37,910

51,792

-27

849

978

-13

Fresh

Blue shark

3,000

1,500

100

2

16

-87

 Source: Mercamadrid

Italy

At Italian ports, during week 17, volumes of the all tunid and squaliform species analysed increased. The most important increase was reported by bullet tuna and Atlantic albacore. Aci Trezza was the main port of these landed volumes.

Table 2: Volumes traded at Italian ports

Species

Volume 2016 (kg)

Cumulative volume (mt)

Week 17

Week 16

% of variation

Year 2016

Year 2015

% of variation

Atlantic albacore

580

115

406

8

7

24

Bullet tuna

825

200

313

17

13

27

Picked dogfish

8

5

58

0

1

-91

Swordfish

455

120

279

9

6

41

 Source: ISMEA (Istituto di Servizi per il mercato agricolo e alimentare)

Prices

Prices of skipjack on Bangkok and Ecuador remained at USD 1,600/t.

Spain

In Spain, the price of yellowfin stayed at EUR 1,710/t EXW Spain. The price of skipjack stayed at EUR 1,400/t EXW Spain. Prices of swordfish declined from those of the previous week.

Table 3: Prices of tuna destined for canning in Spain, week 17, in EUR/kg CFR

Species

Size

Price

Yellowfin (Thunnus albacares)

< 10 kg/pc

1.65

> 10 kg/pc

1.71

Skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis)

< 1.8 kg/pc

1.20

1.8 – 3.4 kg/pc

1.35

> 3.4 kg/pc

1.41

Source: FIS.com

Table 4: Prices of frozen precooked tuna loins, in Spain, week 17, in EUR/kg FOB

Species

Cleansing

Price

Yellowfin (Thunnus albacares)

Double

5.40

Simple

5.00

Skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis)

Double

4.60

Simple

4.10

Source: FIS.com

Table 5: Prices of frozen swordfish loins in Spain, week 17, in EUR/kg FOB

Species

Cleansing

Price

Swordfish loins

Skinless and boneless

12.50

Skin-on and boneless

11.10

Slice

7.00

H&G

25/50 kg

5.80

50/70 kg

5.70

70/100 kg

5.60

+ 100 kg

5.40

Source: FIS.com

Prices of fresh and frozen headless albacore increased on Mercamadrid, during week 17, due to a drop in supplies. Those of swordfish -fresh and frozen- declined due to the rise in supplies.

Table 6: Prices on Mercamadrid, weeks 17 and 16 of 2016, in EUR/kg

Presentation

Product

Price (EUR/kg)

% of variation

Week 17

Week 16

Frozen

Skin-on bonito

4.22

4.24

-0

Frozen

Skinless bonito

5.39

5.11

5

Frozen

Shortfin mako

4.06

4.06

0

Frozen

Swordfish

16.13

17.10

-6

Frozen

Blue shark

 

3.31

-

Fresh

Skin-on bonito

4.22

4.24

-0

Fresh

Skinless bonito

5.39

5.11

5

Fresh

Shortfin mako

4.06

4.06

0

Fresh

Swordfish

16.13

17.10

-6

 Source: Mercamadrid

Italy

On Italian first-sale markets, the average prices of Atlantic albacore declined due to the rise in supplies. The quotes of bullet tuna and swordfish increased due to a higher demnand.

Table 7: Average prices at Italian ports,
weeks 17 and 16 of 2016, in EUR/kg

Product

Week 17

Week 16

% of variation

Lowest price

Highest price

Lowest price

Highest price

Lowest price

Highest price

Atlantic albacore

2.14

4.14

4.28

6.28

-50

-34

Bullet tuna

3.92

7.67

3.00

6.00

31

28

Picked dogfish

3.15

3.25

2.80

2.94

13

11

Swordfish

5.34

9.84

3.67

6.33

45

55

 Source: ISMEA (Istituto di Servizi per il mercato agricolo e alimentare)

Markets

European Union

Table 8: Imports of frozen tuna fillets (Thunnus genus) and skipjack
(Euthynnus [Katsuwonus] pelamis) in the EU, January 2016/2015

Origin

Volume (mt)

Average price (EUR/kg)

2016

2015

2016

2015

Vietnam

414

355

4.50

5.13

South Korea

377

261

11.57

11.11

Mexico

266

242

5.65

5.60

Ecuador

255

165

5.53

5.01

Indonesia

179

114

6.18

6.47

Mauritius

105

158

6.60

6.38

Spain

30

58

6.46

5.49

Guatemala

27

46

3.98

2.88

Portugal

22

32

3.09

3.09

Ghana

 

50

 

3.28

Netherlands

6

43

10.19

8.80

Fidji

27

22

7.91

7.51

Colombia

 

48

 

4.74

Belgium

25

13

5.24

8.64

French Polynesia

 

33

 

5.50

Philippines

26

5

6.51

14.88

Poland

29

 

24.30

 

India

27

2

4.01

2.79

Surinam

24

 

4.82

 

China

 

16

 

1.44

Maldive Islands

10

6

9.28

5.30

France

6

6

16.15

10.62

Denmark

6

5

18.16

6.89

Thailand

11

 

5.02

 

Germany

7

4

8.50

18.70

Others

4

18

11.10

8.50

Total

1,885

1,699

7.05

6.39

 Source: Eurostat (Preliminary information)

Table 9: Exports of frozen tuna (Thunnus genus), skipjack
(Euthynnus [Katsuwonus] pelamis) in the EU, January 2016/2015

Destination

Volume (mt)

Average price (EUR/kg)

2016

2015

2016

2015

Italy

219

173

7.20

8.05

Spain

104

161

4.04

3.61

Portugal

92

103

2.31

2.22

Japan

119

23

14.81

24.94

United Kingdom

103

28

9.45

7.39

South Korea

68

53

19.33

10.28

Slovenia

22

63

4.97

5.12

France

57

15

5.99

6.45

Germany

23

28

8.94

6.06

Netherlands

7

14

4.91

7.56

Belgium

12

7

15.49

18.16

Cuba

 

11

 

8.53

Poland

0

10

14.78

8.99

Switzerland

4

5

19.01

16.73

Others

22

34

10.35

10.95

Total

852

728

8.72

6.86

  Source: Eurostat (Temporary information)

By Juan Murias

www.fis.com


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