Decrease in salmon export price
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Export of salmonweek 1 2015



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Decrease in salmon export price

In the period from 29 December 2014 – 4 January 2015 the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 45.57 per kilo. This is a decrease of 3.5 per cent compared to the previous seven-day period.

Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 1 2015Change in per cent
Week 52 2014 - Week 1 2015Week 1 2014 - Week 1 2015
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 salmon45.57-3.5-9.5
Frozen salmon51.1429.212.5
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon9 46614.01.3
Frozen salmon114-57.1-20.3

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 9 466 tonnes in the period 29 December – 4 January, up 14.0 per cent compared to the period 21 December – 28 December. Note that weeks including Christmas and New Year normally show low export volumes.

Norway exported 114 tonnes of frozen salmon at NOK 51.14 per kilo in the period 29 December – 4 January.