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July 14, 2013

United States

Shrimp Prices


Urner Barry’s White Shrimp Index continues rise because of disease problems on shrimp farms in Asia. So far in July 2013, the Index is averaging $4.99 a pound, up 24 percent compared to the same period a year ago.  The latest Urner Barry quotation for 21-25 count, farmed, Asian, raw, peeled and deveined, tail-on, whites was reported at $6.30 a pound on July 11, 2013, up $1.35 a pound from the start of the year and up 27 percent from the same period a year ago.


Source: (an online, subscription-based, fisheries news service). Editor and Publisher, John Sackton (phone 1-781-861-1441, email US Shrimp Prices See New Highs as Imports Reel Under Production Issues Related to EMS. Michael Ramsingh (phone 1-732-240-5330,
email Friday, July 12, 2013.


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