In August, the illex Argentinus catching season finished. The last Argentine squid is landing back by transport vessel this week. The output is almost same to last year.
At the end of the catching season, the small size of illex is less and less, and more Middle and Larger size are coming.
According to past months sell situation, Illex Argentiuns:100-150, 150-200, 200-300 keeps on good sales for exporting, but the stock of 100-150, 150-200 is no many available, and some owners held it in stock until peak season coming. For the 300-400 and larger size of illex argentinus, most are purchased by the domestic processing factory.
August is the off-season every year, most buyer have already kept enough in stock. Even so, some are waiting to rob illex squid at bottom price.
According to sales record over years, the peak season is coming, end of the August or Sept.
Below is the price of raw material of Illex Argentinus squid, only for reference
|Raw Material Price of Illex Argentinus (until 31th, July) |