A large increase in salmon export price
External economy;Agriculture, forestry, hunting and fishing
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Norwegian weekly statistical export price and export volume for whole, fresh and frozen salmon.

Export of salmonweek 2 2016



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Text, figure and tables were corrected 22.01.2016

A large increase in salmon export price

In the period from 11 January – 17 January the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 61.64 per kilo. This is an increase of 7.6 per cent compared to the previous seven-day period. It is also the first time the export price is over NOK 60 a kilogram.

Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 2 2016Change in per cent
Week 1 2016 - Week 2 2016Week 2 2015 - Week 2 2016
1Selected commodity numbers for fresh salmon are 03.02.1411 and 03.02.1419 and frozen salmon 03.03.1311 and 03.03.1319.
Corrected 22.01.2016
Price per kilo (NOK)
Fresh or chilled salmon61.647.634.7
Frozen salmon49.383.15.6
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon14 6553.4-6.2
Frozen salmon41439.49.2

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 14 655  tonnes in the period 11 January – 17 January, up 3.4 per cent compared to the period 4 January – 10 January.

Norway exported 414 tons of frozen salmon at NOK 49.38 per kilo in the period 11 January – 17 January.