Increase in salmon export price
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Export of salmonweek 52 2014



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Increase in salmon export price

In the period from 22 December – 28 December the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 47.20 per kilo. This is an increase of 11.4 per cent compared to the previous seven-day period.

Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 52 2014Change in per cent
Week 51 2014 - Week 52 2014Week 52 2013 - Week 52 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 salmon47.2011.4-6.7
Frozen salmon39.57-10.3-4.0
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon8 305-55.917.0
Frozen salmon266-50.9139.6

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 8 305 tonnes in the period 22 December – 28 December, down 55.9 per cent compared to the period 15 December – 21 December and 1 205 tonnes more than in the same week a year back. Note that weeks including Christmas and New Year normally show low export volumes.

Norway exported 266 tonnes of frozen salmon at NOK 39.57 per kilo in the period 22 December – 28 December.