According to data from the Talay Thai wholesale shrimp market in Thailand, in the 33rd week (August 15-21), the price of raw material of head-on shell-on vannamei of all sizes in Thailand decreased by 2.50 baht to 10 baht per kilogram.
Thai vannamei prices fell the most for sizes 60 and 70, down 10 baht to 150 baht/kg and 15 baht to 135 baht/kg, respectively.
In U.S. dollars, the price was $4.22/kg for size 60, $3.80/kg for size 70 and $3.51/kg for size 80.
In the 33rd week, the price of Chinese shrimp is still much higher than other countries, and Indonesia’s shrimp price ranks second in the world, which continues to be flat at $4.58/kg.
The price of size 60 shrimp in Andhra Pradesh, India, rose for the third week in a row, surpassing the price of the same size shrimp in Thailand at $4.39/kg. During this period, Ecuadorian 50/60 and 60/70 shrimp prices continued to be the lowest in the world at US$3.70/kg and US$3.20/kg respectively.