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Shrimp Prices – 2019

FALL SHRIMP PRICE

The Standing Fish Price Setting Panel released its decision today on fall shrimp prices. The Panel selected the position of FFAW, meaning that the minimum price for fall shrimp in 2019 will be $1.58 per pound. ASP had submitted a price of $1.42.

This price is effective as of September 7, 2019.

 

2.0 – 2.9   $    0.561
3.0 – 3.9   $    0.949
4.0 – 4.9   $    1.159
5.0 – 5.9   $    1.371
6.0 – 6.9   $    1.615
7.0 – 7.9   $    1.731
8.0 – 8.9 $    1.853
9.0 – 9.9   $    2.030
10+   $    2.085
      $1.58

 

SUMMER SHRIMP PRICE

The Standing Fish Price Setting Panel released its decision today on summer shrimp prices. The Panel selected the position of ASP, meaning that the minimum price for summer shrimp in 2019 will be $1.65 per pound. FFAW had submitted a price of $1.74.

This price is effective as of June 26, 2019.

Size Categories Price
2.0 – 2.9 $0.577
3.0 – 3.9 $0.976
4.0 – 4.9 $1.192
5.0 – 5.9 $1.410
6.0 – 6.9 $1.661
7.0 – 7.9 $1.780
8.0 – 8.9 $1.906
9.0 – 9.9 $2.088
10.0 + $2.144
Blended Price $1.650

 

 

SPRING SHRIMP PRICE

Negotiations for the Spring shrimp price were held in St. John’s this week. After two days of negotiations, FFAW and ASP have agreed upon a minimum price of $1.78 per pound.

This represents an 18 cent increase over the Spring 2018 price and the highest minimum price ever for the Spring shrimp fishery.

Size Categories Price
2.0 – 2.9 $0.638
3.0 – 3.9 $1.080
4.0 – 4.9 $1.319
5.0 – 5.9 $1.559
6.0 – 6.9 $1.837
7.0 – 7.9 $1.968
8.0 – 8.9 $2.108
9.0 – 9.9 $2.309
10.0 + $2.371
Blended Price $1.780

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