Chilean prices continue to rise
Chilean Trim-D salmon fillets were traded at an average price of US$ 4.19 per pound in Miami during week 10 - a significant increase compared to the previous week and also the sixth week in a row with a price over $4 per pound.
The average price of US$ 4.19 per pound (US$ ~9.24/kg) represents a 3.4 per cent increase compared to the previous week although it is 3.9 per cent lower than in the same week of 2015 (US$ 4.36) and 14.1 per cent below than in the same week of 2014 (US$ 4.88).
According to the weekly report published by SalmonEx, the Brazilian market price observed a US$ 0.8 increase. The size 10-12lb (~4.5-5.4kg), being the most representative, averaged US$ 5.16/kg.
In the Japanese market, the prices of coho and rainbow trout remained unchanged. The first averaged ¥ 590 (US$ ~5.2)/kg, while the second averaged ¥ 665 (US$ ~5.86)/kg.