Substantial rise in salmon export price
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Export of salmonweek 36 2015



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Substantial rise in salmon export price

In the period from 31 August – 6 September the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 43.03 per kilo. This is a large increase of 10.2 per cent compared to the previous seven-day period.

Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 36 2015Change in per cent
Week 35 2015 - Week 36 2015Week 36 2014 - Week 36 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 salmon43.0310.220.5
Frozen salmon40.82-12.45.4
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon17 227-0.71.1
Frozen salmon3575.0-64.6

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 17 227 tonnes in the period 31 August – 6 September, down 0.7 per cent compared to the period 24 August – 30 August.

Norway exported 357 tonnes of frozen salmon at NOK 40.82 per kilo in the period 31 August – 6 September.