A major drop in salmon export price
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Norwegian weekly Statistical export price and export volume for Whole, fresh and frozen salmon

Export of salmonweek 21 2016



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A major drop in salmon export price

In the period from 23 May – 29 May the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 57.41 per kilo. This is a drop of 12.6 per cent compared to the previous seven-day period.

Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 21 2016Change in per cent
Week 20 2016 - Week 21 2016Week 21 2015 - Week 21 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 salmon57.41-12.648.5
Frozen salmon52.153.926.8
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon16 32432.5-10.4
Frozen salmon79-60.5-81.5

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 16 324 tonnes in the period 23 May – 29 May, an increase of 32.5 per cent compared to the period 16 May – 22 May.


Norway exported 79 tonnes of frozen salmon at NOK 52.15 per kilo in the period 23 May – 29 May.