Japan: July Airfreighted Salmon Imports Failed to Lower Prices Due To Yen Depreciation
According to the Ministry of Finance's customs statistics, airfreighted salmon and trout, led by Atlantic salmon, remained at a high price in July and continued to decline in volume. Farm gate prices peaked and began to trend downward, but the yen depreciation did not reduce procurement costs, reported Suisan Keizai.
Fresh salmon and trout imported by airfreight in July amounted to 2,389 tons and 4,302.99 million yen ($30.10 million), a decrease of 32.7% in quantity and a decrease of 5.4% in value compared to...
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