A large increase in salmon export price
External economy;Agriculture, forestry, hunting and fishing
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Export of salmonweek 20 2015



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A large increase in salmon export price

In the period from 11 May – 17 May the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 39.96 per kilo. This a considerable rise of 8.0 per cent, compared to the previous seven-day period.

Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 20 2015Change in per cent
Week 19 2015 - Week 20 2015Week 20 2014 - Week 20 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 salmon39.968.0-0.8
Frozen salmon39.53-6.7-10.5
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon15 948-9.41.6
Frozen salmon50828.046.4

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 15 948 tonnes in the period 11 May – 17 May, down 9.4 per cent compared to the period 4 May – 11 May.

Norway exported 508 tonnes of frozen salmon at NOK 39.53 per kilo in the period 11 May – 17 May.