A small increase in salmon export price
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Export of salmonweek 2 2015



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A small increase in salmon export price

In the period from 5 January – 11 January 2015 the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 45.77 per kilo. This is a small increase of 0.4 per cent compared to the previous seven-day period.

Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 2 2015Change in per cent
Week 1 2015 - Week 2 2015Week 2 2014 - Week 2 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 salmon45.770.4-6.1
Frozen salmon46.74-8.65.1
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon15 62265.03.3
Frozen salmon379232.57.7

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 15 622 tonnes in the period 5 January – 11 January, up 65.0 per cent compared to the period 29 December 2014 – 4 January 2015. Note that weeks including Christmas and New Year normally show low export volumes.

Norway exported 379 tonnes of frozen salmon at NOK 46.74 per kilo in the period 5 January – 11 January.