A considerable drop in salmon export price
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Export of salmonweek 34 2015



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A considerable drop in salmon export price

In the period from 17 August – 23 August the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 41.74 per kilo. This is a drop of 10.5 per cent compared to the previous seven-day period.

Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 34 2015Change in per cent
Week 33 2015 - Week 34 2015Week 34 2014 - Week 34 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 salmon41.74-10.519.4
Frozen salmon42.69-2.57.3
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon16 9717.41.5
Frozen salmon42914.7-55.6

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 16 971 tonnes in the period 17 August – 23 August, up 7.4 per cent compared to the period 10 August – 16 August.

Norway exported 429 tonnes of frozen salmon at NOK 42.69 per kilo in the period 17 August – 23 August.