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Fish prices today, 4/14/2024 in Egypt

Frozen Seabass
Frozen Squid
Published Apr 14, 2024

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The article provides an overview of the fish industry in Egypt, noting a stable production of 183,000 tons from lakes and a total annual production of 2 million tons, with fish farming contributing 1.6 million tons. It highlights Egypt's achievement of 85% self-sufficiency in fish production and the government's efforts to boost fish exports and develop aquatic resources. The report also details fish prices in the Obour market and across Egypt, mentioning the price stability of various fish types and the inclusion of frozen fish prices. Additionally, it compares the average fish consumption per citizen in Egypt to the global average, underscoring the country's significant role in the fish industry.
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Mohamed Salehin, a trader in the Dokki area, confirmed to Al-Mal the stability of the lakes’ fish production reaching 183,000 tons. A kilo of seabass reached 160 pounds, and Swiss pasta ranged between 130 and 170 pounds for the consumer. Tilapia fish prices The prices of tilapia fish ranged between 95 and 110 pounds - depending on the region - and Egypt’s production from capture fisheries is recorded at 400 thousand tons (the lakes - Bahrain and the Nile). Egypt produces 2 million tons of fish annually, of which 1.6 million tons are from fish farming. Mullet fish prices The prices of mullet fish stabilized at 125 and 165 pounds, and fish farms account for the lion’s share of fish production in Egypt at 79.7%, followed by lakes at 10.8%, and shrimp production at the Diba farm reaches 102 tons. Then came production in marine water at a rate of 4.9%, then fresh water at a rate of 3.8%, and finally in rice fields at a rate of 0.8% of the total production, according to a statement ...
Source: Almalnews
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