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Prices of world’s main commercial seafood species tumble amid coronavirus

Published Jun 23, 2020

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Seafood lovers are enjoying lower prices for the most popular seafood items as the coronavirus crisis upends global markets — producers, however, are in a world of pain

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Seafood lovers are enjoying lower prices for the most popular seafood items as the coronavirus crisis upends global markets -- producers, however, are in a world of pain. Prices portal Track seafood commodity price trends Explore, Be it Norwegian Atlantic salmon, Vietnamese farmed shrimp, Atlantic cod or Japanese flying squid, seafood favorites cost less than they did before coronavirus upended daily life., Even prices of skipjack tuna, the panic buyers' seafood protein of choice, are down and still falling, according to Undercurrent News' industry sources., Below, Undercurrent highlights the biggest movers, from the prices section of our new data page., The sudden closure of restaurants, cafes and hotels across Europe and North America affected 30% of all farmed salmon produced -- the proportion estimated to be sold through the channel., Disruption to logistics -- such as US president Donald Trump's travel ban from Europe that impacted air freight capacity -- saw prices of ...
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