Increased salmon price
External economy;Agriculture, forestry, hunting and fishing
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Norwegian weekly satistical export price and export volume for whole, fresh and frozen salmon.

Export of salmonweek 20 2016




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Increased salmon price

In the period from 16 May – 22 May the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 65.71 per kilo. This is an increase of 5.7 per cent compared to the previous seven-day period.

Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 20 2016Change in per cent
Week 19 2016 - Week 20 2016Week 20 2015 - Week 20 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.
Price per kilo (NOK)
Fresh or chilled salmon65.715.764.4
Frozen salmon50.17-2.626.9
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon12 320-28.7-22.7
Frozen salmon200-30.1-60.6

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 12 320 tonnes in the period 16 May – 22 May, down 28.7 per cent compared to the period 9 May – 15 May. The public holidays whit Monday and the Norwegian constitution day occurred on the 16 and 17 of May respectively. This led to the low export quantity.

Norway exported 200 tonnes of frozen salmon at NOK 50.17 per kilo in the period 16 May – 22 May.