A considerable drop in salmon export price
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Export of salmonweek 5 2015



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A considerable drop in salmon export price

In the period from 26 January – 1 February the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 39.78 per kilo. This is a drop of 10.2 per cent compared to the previous seven-day period.

Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 5 2015Change in per cent
Week 4 2015 - Week 5 2015Week 5 2014 - Week 5 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 salmon39.78-10.2-15.0
Frozen salmon45.25-8.8-3.7
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon14 810-9.97.4
Frozen salmon4696.8-12.8

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 14 810 tonnes in the period 26 January – 1 February, down 9.9 per cent compared to the period 19 January – 25 January.

Norway exported 469 tonnes of frozen salmon at NOK 45.25 per kilo in the period 26 January – 1 February.