Salmon export prices still increasing
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Norwegian weekly Statistical export price and export volume for Whole, fresh, chilled and frozen sammon

Export of salmonweek 53 2016



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Salmon export prices still increasing

In the period from 28 December 2015 – 3 January 2016 the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 55.06 per kilo. This is an increase of 3.4 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 53 2015Change in per cent
Week 52 2015 - Week 53 2015Week 1 2015 - Week 53 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 salmon55.063.420.8
Frozen salmon44.044.8-13.9
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon9 593-8.61.3
Frozen salmon107-20.1-6.1

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 9 593 tonnes in the period 28 December – 3 January, down 8.6 per cent compared to the period 21 December – 27 December. Note that weeks including Christmas and New Year normally show low export volumes.


Norway exported 107 tonnes of frozen salmon at NOK 44.04 per kilo in the period 28 December – 3 January.