June 26, 2008
 
China's fishmeal imports increase in May
 
           

China imported 123,347 tonnes of fishmeal in May, which was 9.1 percent lower compared with April's.

 

Peru (67,202 tonnes), Chile (28,900 tonnes) and the US (9,667 tonnes) were the main exporters of fishmeal to China during the month in review.
 
 

China fishmeal imports in May 2008

Country / Region

May

Jan-May (Tonnes)

Volume (Tonnes)

Value (US$) 

Myanmar

205

117,695

6,057

Malaysia

168

147,340

1,251

Oman

0

0

60

Pakistan

1,139

864,725

7,338

Philippines

160

121,964

280

South Korea

216

171,016

756

Thailand

485

437,659

2,340

Vietnam

0

0

600

Kenya

331

222,898

988

Namibia

785

720,174

1,787

South Africa

2,088

2,139,955

8,470

Norway

213

317,873

585

Russia

7,287

10,902,662

29,152

Argentina

3,183

2,610,815

12,742

Chile

28,900

32,447,959

87,285

Ecuador

0

0

265

Panama

0

0

2,197

Peru

67,202

64,167,070

343,770

US

9,667

13,195,679

30,085

New Zealand

1,008

1,553,240

6,003

Samoa

309

260,463

1,380

Total

123,347

130,399,187

543,390

Source: Customs General Administration of China
RMB1=US$0.1457 (Jun 26)
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