Global Whitefish Supply Will Continue to Decline in 2019
At October’s Groundfish Forum, there were no unexpected developments in global groundfish stocks.
On a year-to-year basis, it was very much business as usual.
But if you look at a three-year picture, from 2017 to 2019, total global wild whitefish production has dropped four per cent, with cod down 13.4 per cent over the past three years.
This change in the supply picture has had price impacts in several areas.
First, international cod prices (Barents Sea) have climbed 21 per cent ...
With Pacific Cod Problems, Whitefish Buyers May See a Wild Ride in 2018
After a period of relative stability, the next seafood commodity that may be buffeted by price swings will be whitefish.
Cod, the premium product in the complex, is likely to see shortages and rising prices in some specialty markets. But for buyers, there is instability throughout the complex.
Haddock, cod, tilapia, pangasius and pollock prices are all out of their normal relationship to each other. Disruptions in the cod market, possible major disruptions in pangasius and the fact that ...