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Latin America and the Caribbean: Frozen Whole Fish Market 2022

Frozen Whole Fish Market Size in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Latin American frozen whole fish market shrank modestly to $X in 2021, which is down by -X% against the previous year. In general, consumption, however, saw a abrupt decline. Over the period under review, the market hit record highs at $X in 2012; however, from 2013 to 2021, consumption stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Frozen Whole Fish Production in Latin America and the Caribbean

In value terms, frozen whole fish production stood at $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Over the period under review, production, however, recorded a pronounced decline. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, production attained the peak level of $X. From 2015 to 2021, production growth remained at a lower figure.

Production By Country in Latin America and the Caribbean

Chile (X tons) remains the largest frozen whole fish producing country in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising approx. X% of total volume. Moreover, frozen whole fish production in Chile exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Mexico (X tons), threefold. The third position in this ranking was taken by Ecuador (X tons), with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume in Chile was relatively modest. The remaining producing countries recorded the following average annual rates of production growth: Mexico (+X% per year) and Ecuador (+X% per year).

Frozen Whole Fish Exports

Exports in Latin America and the Caribbean

In 2021, approx. X tons of frozen whole fish were exported in Latin America and the Caribbean; increasing by X% compared with 2020. The total export volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. The volume of export peaked in 2021 and is expected to retain growth in years to come.

In value terms, frozen whole fish exports contracted modestly to $X in 2021. Overall, exports, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when exports increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the exports hit record highs at $X in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, the exports failed to regain momentum.

Exports by Country

Chile was the main exporter of frozen whole fish in Latin America and the Caribbean, with the volume of exports accounting for X tons, which was near X% of total exports in 2021. It was distantly followed by Ecuador (X tons), Argentina (X tons), Peru (X tons) and Mexico (X tons), together constituting a X% share of total exports. The following exporters - Brazil (X tons) and Uruguay (X tons) - each accounted for a X% share of total exports.

From 2012 to 2021, average annual rates of growth with regard to frozen whole fish exports from Chile stood at +X%. At the same time, Ecuador (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Ecuador emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in Latin America and the Caribbean, with a CAGR of +X% from 2012-2021. Peru and Brazil experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Mexico (-X%), Argentina (-X%) and Uruguay (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. While the share of Chile (+X p.p.) and Ecuador (+X p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the total exports from 2012-2021, the share of Mexico (-X p.p.), Uruguay (-X p.p.) and Argentina (-X p.p.) displayed negative dynamics. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, Chile ($X) remains the largest frozen whole fish supplier in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Ecuador ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by Argentina, with a X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual growth rate of value in Chile totaled +X%. The remaining exporting countries recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Ecuador (+X% per year) and Argentina (-X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the export price in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $X per ton, shrinking by -X% against the previous year. In general, the export price saw a noticeable shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 when the export price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export prices attained the peak figure at $X per ton in 2018; however, from 2019 to 2021, the export prices remained at a lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was Brazil ($X per ton), while Mexico ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Brazil (+X%), while the other leaders experienced a decline in the export price figures.

Frozen Whole Fish Imports

Imports in Latin America and the Caribbean

Frozen whole fish imports skyrocketed to X tons in 2021, growing by X% against 2020 figures. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012 to 2021; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 when imports increased by X% against the previous year. The volume of import peaked in 2021 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, frozen whole fish imports surged to $X in 2021. Overall, imports recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. As a result, imports reached the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Imports by Country

In 2021, Brazil (X tons), distantly followed by Colombia (X tons), Peru (X tons), Ecuador (X tons), Mexico (X tons) and Guatemala (X tons) represented the key importers of frozen whole fish, together achieving X% of total imports. The Dominican Republic (X tons), Cuba (X tons), Jamaica (X tons), Costa Rica (X tons), Uruguay (X tons), Bolivia (X tons) and Panama (X tons) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were in the Dominican Republic (with a CAGR of +X%), while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest frozen whole fish importing markets in Latin America and the Caribbean were Brazil ($X), Colombia ($X) and Mexico ($X), with a combined X% share of total imports. These countries were followed by Ecuador, Peru, Guatemala, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Cuba, Bolivia, Uruguay and Panama, which together accounted for a further X, with a CAGR of +X%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of imports, in terms of the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the import price in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $X per ton, with an increase of X% against the previous year. In general, the import price, however, continues to indicate a mild contraction. The level of import peaked at $X per ton in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2021, import prices stood at a somewhat lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination: the country with the highest price was Jamaica ($X per ton), while Uruguay ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Costa Rica (+X%), while the other leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for frozen whole fish in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The countries with the highest volumes of in 2021 were Brazil, Mexico and Peru, with a combined 50% share of total consumption. Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, El Salvador, Uruguay, Cuba, Guatemala, Argentina, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica lagged somewhat behind, together comprising a further 42%.
What are the largest producers of frozen whole fish in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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Chile remains the largest frozen whole fish producing country in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising approx. 39% of total volume. Moreover, frozen whole fish production in Chile exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, Mexico, threefold. Ecuador ranked third in terms of total production with a 9.4% share.
What are the leading suppliers of frozen whole fish in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, Chile remains the largest frozen whole fish supplier in Latin America and the Caribbean, comprising 67% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Ecuador, with a 6.4% share of total exports. It was followed by Argentina, with a 5.8% share.
What are the leading importers of frozen whole fish in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In value terms, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, together comprising 54% of total imports. These countries were followed by Ecuador, Peru, Guatemala, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Cuba, Bolivia, Uruguay and Panama, which together accounted for a further 38%.
What is the average export price for frozen whole fish in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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In 2021, the export price in Latin America and the Caribbean amounted to $2,502 per ton, dropping by -12.5% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for frozen whole fish in LatAmerica and the Caribbean?
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The import price in Latin America and the Caribbean stood at $1,705 per ton in 2021, picking up by 7% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the frozen whole fish market in Latin America and the Caribbean. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2030.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10201330 - Frozen whole salt water fish
• Prodcom 10201360 - Frozen whole fresh water fish
• Prodcom 10201600 - Frozen fish livers and roes
Country coverage:
• Anguilla
• Antigua and Barbuda
• Aruba
• Bahamas
• Barbados
• Belize
• Bolivia
• British Virgin Islands
• Cayman Islands
• Costa Rica
• Curacao
• El Salvador
• Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
• French Guiana
• Grenada
• Guadeloupe
• Guatemala
• Guyana
• Haiti
• Honduras
• Jamaica
• Martinique
• Montserrat
• Nicaragua
• Panama
• Paraguay
• Saint Kitts and Nevis
• Saint Lucia
• Saint Maarten (Dutch part)
• Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
• Suriname
• Trinidad and Tobago
• Turks and Caicos Islands
• United States Virgin Islands

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in Latin America and the Caribbean, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in Latin America and the Caribbean
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
• Find deeper insights into current market developments
• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

• Anguilla
• Antigua and Barbuda
• Argentina
• Aruba
• Bahamas
• Barbados
• Belize
• Bolivia
• Brazil
• British Virgin Islands
• Cayman Islands
• Chile
• Colombia
• Costa Rica
• Cuba
• Curacao
• Dominica
• Dominican Republic
• Ecuador
• El Salvador
• Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
• French Guiana
• Grenada
• Guadeloupe
• Guatemala
• Guyana
• Haiti
• Honduras
• Jamaica
• Martinique
• Mexico
• Montserrat
• Nicaragua
• Panama
• Paraguay
• Peru
• Saint Kitts and Nevis
• Saint Lucia
• Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
• Saint Maarten (Dutch part)
• Suriname
• Trinidad and Tobago
• Turks and Caicos Islands
• United States Virgin Islands
• Uruguay
• Venezuela
• Puerto Rico
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2021
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2021
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2021
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2012–2021
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