TRADE DATA ANALYSIS


Demand For Japanese Frozen Tuna Drops In 2019

The international demand for Japanese frozen tuna considerably decreased during 2019. According to Japan Customs, both the exported volume and the average value paid for the product experienced a...



Africans Buy More Thai Canned Tuna In 2019

Countries in Africa imported more canned tuna from Thailand in 2019, with Libya nearly doubling its volume. Thai processors delivered 100,383 M/T of the product to the markets in this continent,...

Thai Canned Tuna Exports To Minor Destinations Fall

Exports of Thai canned tuna during 2019 experienced a very modest increase in comparison with the year before. Although the overall three percent increase in volume reported by Thai Customs was...

Overall Price Drop For 2019 Thai Canned Tuna Exports

Interest in Thai products increased slightly for canned tuna buyers while the average price of the deliveries suffered a drop in 2019. This is according to Thai Custom’s full-year figures of canned...

EU's Self-Sufficiency On Tuna Is Minimal

Tuna imports into the EU dropped one percent in 2018, according to Finfish Study 2019. The report was written by the EU Fish Processors and Traders Association (AIPCE) and the European Federation of...

No Signs Of Lowering Demand For Thai Canned Tuna

Thailand’s canned tuna exports in Q3 of 2019 continued the upward trend of the last couple of years and grew again. However, products were invoiced at an average lower price than last year. In total,...

Major Drop In PNG Shipments To Thailand

The overall volume of all species of frozen tuna raw material landed in Thailand during the first three quarters of 2019 (Q3) continued shrinking, following the trend of the last couple of years....


Bangkok Yellowfin Intake Continues To Slide In Q3

The imports of frozen yellowfin landed in Thai ports during the first three quarters of 2019 (Q3) dropped to their lowest level in at least five years. Boat owners failed to regain the 35 percent...

Big Cut In Q3 W/R Skipack Deliveries In Thailand

During the first nine months of the year (Q3), Thai buyers' demand for whole frozen skipjack sharply decreased in comparison to previous years. The low buying interest for the species has resulted in...

Thai Processors Absorbed Less Raw Material In Q3

The imports of frozen tuna raw material in Thailand continued its decline in the third quarter of 2019 (Q3) and the figures showed an overall depression year-on-year. The total volume of frozen tuna...

Americans Eating More Non-Canned Tuna

The demand for non-canned tuna products in the US has been steadily growing over the past couple of years. As a matter of fact, during the last three years, the US has emerged as a leading importer...


French Lead EU Importers During H1 2019

Europe’s imports of canned tuna during the first half of 2019 amounted to 317,852 M/T, a slight recovery year-on-year. Out of all the EU members, France cemented its position as the main importer...

Smaller Exporting Nations Losing Share In EU Market

The EU canned tuna market is regaining its momentum. During the first half of this year, deliveries to the old continent accounted for a total of 317,852 M/T, a four percent growth year-on-year. Even...


Thai Canners' Tighten Their Grip On Peruvian Market

South American buyers increased their demand for Thai canned tuna by 10 percent during the first half of this year. They bought approximately 18,932 M/T of the product, which represents roughly 8...