Increase in salmon export price
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Norwegian weekly Statistical export price and export volume for fresh and frozen salmon

Export of salmonweek 1 2017



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Increase in salmon export price

In the period from 2 January – 8 January 2017 the export price of fresh salmon came to NOK 75.25 per kilo. This is an increase of 2.3 per cent compared to the previous seven-day period.

Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 1 2017Change in per cent
Week 52 2016 - Week 1 2017Week 1 2016 - Week 1 2017
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 salmon75.252.331.4
Frozen salmon70.7223.447.6
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon11 95014.8-15.7
Frozen salmon286183.2-3.7

The export quantity of fresh salmon was 11 950 tonnes in the period 2 January – 8 January. This is 14.8 per cent more than in the previous week, 26 December – 1 January when exported volume was 10 408 tonnes. Note that weeks including Christmas and New Year normally show lower export volumes.


Norway exported 286 tonnes of frozen salmon at NOK 70.72 per kilo in the period 2 January – 8 January.