Drop in export price of fresh salmon
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Export of salmonweek 2 2014




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Drop in export price of fresh salmon

In the period from 6 January to 12 January, the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 48.75 per kilo. This is decrease of 3.2 per cent from the previous seven-day period.

Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 2 2014Change in per cent
Week 1 2014 - Week 2 2014Week 2 2013 - Week 2 2014
1Selected commodity numbers for fresh salmon are 03.02.1411 and 03.02.1419 and frozen salmon 03.03.1311 and 03.03.1319.
Price per kilo (NOK)
Fresh or chilled salmon48.75-3.246.2
Frozen salmon44.49-2.147.2
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon15 11861.8-3.6
Frozen salmon352146.2-36.3

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 15 118 tonnes in the period from 6 January to 12 January, a large rise of 61.8 per cent from the period 30 December to 5 January. Note that weeks including Christmas and New Year normally show low export volumes.

Norway exported 352 tonnes of frozen salmon at NOK 44.49 per kilo in the period from 6 January to 12 January.