Expectations for a decline before Ramadan … The price of fish in Egypt today, Thursday 4-8-2021


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A few days before the advent of Ramadan, and expectations of a price drop, the fish market in Egypt is witnessing at the beginning of morning trading today, Thursday 4-8-2021, relative stability in some fish prices, especially the popular types, in addition to the availability of large quantities of all types of fish in the local market. , Especially tilapia and mullet, as they are the most traded, while the price of fish ranges between governorates.

Al-Masry Al-Youm publishes the price of fish today, Thursday, before the advent of Ramadan, as follows:

Tilapia trading price is 19 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 18 and the highest price is 20 pounds

Aswan tilapia, the trading price is 27 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 17 and the highest price is 37 pounds

Frozen tilapia fillet, the trading price is 70 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 30, and the highest price is 110 pounds

White peeling: The trading price is 100 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 90 and the highest price is 110 pounds

Gulf eggshells, the trading price is 35 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 30, and the highest price is 40 pounds

Catfish trading price is 15 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 10 and the highest price is 20 pounds

Eel the trading price is 130 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 50 and the highest price is 220 pounds

Gulf pasta trading price is 32 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 29 and the highest price is 35 pounds

Swiss pasta trading price is 67.5 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 60 and the highest price is 75

Branis Iskandarani The trading price is 55 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 50 and the highest price is 60

Frozen pasta trading price is 25 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 20 and the highest price is 30

Musa the trading price is 110 pounds, the lowest price is 90 and the highest price is 130

Squit The trading price is 140 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 110 and the highest price is 170 pounds

The trading price is 25 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 30 and the highest price is 40 pounds

Caboria trading price is 75 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 30 and the highest price is 120 pounds

Morgan 1 The trading price is 30 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 28 and the highest price is 32

Morgan 2 The trading price is 25 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 23 and the highest price is 27

The bourboni trading price is 43 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 40 and the highest price is 47

Dennis the trading price is 105 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 90 and the highest price is 120

Swiss jumbo shrimp, the trading price is 435 pounds per kilo, the lowest price is 400, and the highest price is 470 pounds

Prices sometimes differ in some areas, especially far from the coasts, due to the cost of transportation from wholesale markets, and some retail stores achieve a profit margin of between 5 and 10 pounds, while fishermen expect prices to rise during Ramadan.

Mohamed Kaddoura, head of the fish dealers division at the Chamber of Commerce in Alexandria, said that the total production of fish in Egypt amounted to about 2 million tons, of which 1.6 million tons were from fish farming and 400 thousand tons from natural fisheries, such as the lakes, the White Sea, the Red Sea and the Nile, with a self-sufficiency ratio. 85%, and that the total fish exported during the year 2019 is about 35 thousand tons, and the total of what was imported during the year 2019 is about 325 thousand tons.

Kaddoura explained to Al-Masry Al-Youm that the fish sector has been affected by a very large extent by the economic measures accompanying the emerging corona virus, known internationally as “Covid 19”, compared to other food sectors, indicating that the sector has been affected by a rate ranging between 30 to 40% due to the global pandemic. And the accompanying measures related to the country’s economic conditions, as well as the reluctance of the percentage of citizens to go to restaurants and be satisfied with eating fish at home. Prices are expected to rise again during Ramadan.

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