Fish prices today 5-19-2023 in Egypt



Fish prices today, May 19, 2023, are stable in the local market

According to Muhammad Salehin, a trader in the Dokki region for “Al-Mal”, the Egyptian citizen’s share of fish production is 18 kilograms, while the global percentage is 20 kilograms annually, and the lakes’ fish production reaches 183 thousand tons.

Tilapia fish prices

And the prices of tilapia fish stabilized at 85 and 95 pounds – according to the region – and Egypt’s production from capture fisheries is 400 thousand tons (lakes – Bahrain and the Nile), and fish exports during 2019 amounted to about 35 thousand tons.

Mullet prices

Mullet prices ranged from 115 to 130 pounds, and Egypt is seeking to increase export rates, according to the Minister of Agriculture, El-Koseir. The development of fisheries depends on the development of lakes, which include El-Manzala, El-Borollos, Mariout, and Bardawil.

Swiss pasta settled at 120 and 145 pounds for the consumer, and Egypt has now succeeded in achieving self-sufficiency in fish production by 85%, and a kilo of squid reached 200 pounds.


Fish prices in the transit market today

And the prices of fish in the transit market today, “wholesale”, were recorded as follows: the prices of tilapia ranged between 70 and 77 pounds per kilo, coral prices ranged between 30 and 60 pounds, a kilo of mullet fish ranged between 45 and 100 pounds, and a kilo of “squid, calamari, and sabya” ranged between 160 and 260. pounds.


The data of the official website of the Obour Market indicated that a kilo of bream ranged between 100 and 180 pounds, crabs ranged between 30 and 170 pounds, Swiss pasta ranged between 70 and 110 pounds, and a kilo of eels ranged between 50 and 250 pounds.

Fish prices in Egypt today

The prices of fish in Egypt today are as follows: the price of shrimp starts from 200 to 500 pounds, and fish farms account for the lion’s share of fish production in Egypt by 79.7%, followed by lakes by 10.8%, and shrimp production at Al-Diba farm reaches 102 tons.

Then came marine water production by 4.9%, fresh water by 3.8%, and finally rice fields by 0.8% of the total production, according to a statement issued by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics.

Prices of frozen fish in Egypt

The prices of frozen fish in Egypt were as follows: a kilo of frozen pasta ranged between 30 and 54 pounds, a kilo of eels ranged between 90 and 280 pounds, a kilo of bream ranged between 150 and 240 pounds, and a kilo of seabass recorded 160 pounds, and Egypt produces 2 million tons of fish annually, of which 1.6 million tons of fish farming.

Fish prices today