Salmon export prices rise to all time high
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Norwegian weekly Statistical export price and export volume for Whole, fresh and frozen salmon.

Export of salmonweek 52 2015



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Salmon export prices rise to all time high

In the period from 21 December – 27 December the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 53.26 per kilo. This is an increase of 3.8 per cent compared to the previous seven-day period and the highest measured export price for whole fresh salmon.

Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 52 2015Change in per cent
Week 51 2015 - Week 52 2015Week 52 2014 - Week 52 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 salmon53.263.812.8
Frozen salmon42.01-15.76.2
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon10 494-48.126.4
Frozen salmon134-68.6-49.6

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 10 494 tonnes in the period 21 December – 27 December, down 48.1 per cent compared to the period 14 December – 20 December and 2 189 tonnes more than in the same week last year. Note that weeks including Christmas and New Year normally show low export volumes.


Norway exported 134 tonnes of frozen salmon at NOK 42.01 per kilo in the period 21 December – 27 December.