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The FAO GLOBEFISH Chinese Fish Price Report, based on information supplied by industry correspondents, aims to provide guidance on broad price trends. In the last years, China remained the top fish producer in the world with strong linkages with this historical evolution growth of aquaculture vis-à-vis wild capture fisheries. In addition, China is a country where international trade plays a significant role in fish and fish products. The Chinese Fish Price Report fills an existing gap...
February is traditionally a quiet month for fish consumption in Europe. Landings in European waters are generally poor at present due to the winter weather. Prices are trending upwards, despite lacklustre demand. Further price hikes are likely as Easter approaches. 
Economic weakening and general uncertainty are overshadowing the European seafood market. The trade war between China and the United States of America is having an impact on demand, while on the supply side the outlook for groundfish and cephalopod stocks is bleak. The resulting high prices are being met with consumer resistance. The opening months of the year are generally a quiet period for the fish markets in Europe, and 2019 has been no exception so far. The...
October 2018 issue, includes January - June 2018 statistics The publication contains detailed quarterly update on market trends for a variety of major commodities. Combining the price information collected for the European Price Report with other market survey data collected by FAO GLOBEFISH, the report provides a detailed update on market trends for a variety of major commodities. Key market data is presented in a time series tabular or graphical form with written analysis of trends...
Monthly prices for about 600 fish products and an overview of the major trends on the European market, reported by an extensive correspondent network. December 2018. Abstract: Demand for fishery products in Europe is strong as Christmas approaches. Prices for most fresh products, from both capture fisheries and aquaculture, are trending upwards. Shrimp and lobster are attracting very keen buying interest from the retail sector and the catering trade, driving prices higher. Strong demand from...

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