Substantial rise in salmon export price
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Export of salmonweek 23 2016



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Substantial rise in salmon export price

In the period from 6 June – 12 June the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 64.70 per kilo. This is a substantial rise of 11.7 per cent compared to the previous seven-day period.

Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 23 2016Change in per cent
Week 22 2016 - Week 23 2016Week 23 2015 - Week 23 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 salmon64.7011.766.9
Frozen salmon62.9510.356.6
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon12 500-19.1-24.8
Frozen salmon31912.7-35.9

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 12 500 tonnes in the period 6 June – 12 June, 19.1 per cent less than in the previous week, 30 May – 5 June.

Norway exported 319 tonnes of frozen salmon at NOK 62.95 per kilo in the period 6 June – 12 June.