Small decrease in salmon export price
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Export of salmonweek 15 2015




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Small decrease in salmon export price

In the period from 6 April – 12 April the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 42.24 per kilo. This is a small decrease of 0.1 per cent, compared to the previous seven-day period.

Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 15 2015Change in per cent
Week 14 2015 - Week 15 2015Week 15 2014 - Week 15 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 salmon42.24-0.1-4.8
Frozen salmon43.7911.0-1.9
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon15 76428.8-20.1
Frozen salmon292-12.8-38.3

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 15 764 tonnes in the period 6 April – 12 April, down 28,8 per cent compared to the period 30 March – 5 April. The large increase in volume was caused by small exports during Easter.

Norway exported 292 tonnes of frozen salmon at NOK 43.79 per kilo in the period 6 April – 12 April.