Export of salmon

Updated: 24 July 2024

Next update: 31 July 2024

Export price of fresh salmon in NOK per kilo
Export price of fresh salmon in NOK per kilo
Week 29 2024
Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures
Exports of farmed salmon. Weekly figures1
Week 29 2024Change in per cent
Week 28 2024 - Week 29 2024Week 29 2023 - Week 29 2024
Price per kilo (NOK)
Fresh or chilled salmon81.462.1-12.1
Frozen salmon70.13-13.9-33.2
Quantity (tonnes)
Fresh or chilled salmon18 177-1.31.6
Frozen salmon264-45.0111.2
1Selected commodity numbers for fresh salmon are 03.02.1411 and 03.02.1419 and frozen salmon 03.03.1311 and 03.03.1319.
Explanation of symbols

About the statistics

Weekly export price and export volume for farmed fresh, chilled and frozen salmon.

The information under «About the statistics» was last updated 7 January 2021.

Fresh and chilled salmon
Commodities according to the Norwegian customs' nomenclature. In the period 1995-2011 commodity numbers 03.02.1201 and 03.02.1202. From 2012 03.02.1411 and 03.02.1419.

For more information regarding commodity numbers and changes in the Norwegian customs' nomenclature see Commodity List External Trade

Frozen salmon
Commodities according to the Norwegian customs' nomenclature. In the period 1995-2011 commodity numbers 03.03.2201, 03.03.2202. From 2012 03.03.1311 and 03.03.1319.

Export price
Average price per kilo per week.

Net mass in tonnes.

Statistical value is the value when crossing the Norwegian border, including transport costs and insurance, also called FOB-value (Free On Board). Duties, Vat and other taxes are not included.

The Norwegian eight-digit commodity nomenclature according to the Harmonized Systems of the World Customs Organization. For more information see Commodity List External Trade .

Name: Export of salmon
Topic: External economy

31 July 2024

Division for External Trade Statistics

National level, only.

Weekly statistics are published every Wednesday at 08:00 am. The publishing day might change in weeks starting with one or more public holidays.The calendar gives information about publishing dates. The figures are final.

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Unedited and edited micro data are stored in accordance with Statistics Norway's standard guidelines for storing computer files (DataDok).

To monitor prices and quantities of the salmon exports.
Weekly salmon export figures were first published i 1995, week 33.

Fish and aquaculture industry, monitoring of prices and quantities.

As stated in the Principles for equal treatment of users in releasing statistics and analyses no external users have access to the statistics and analyses before they are published and accessible simultaneously for all users on ssb.no at 10 am .Prior to this, a minimum of three months' advance notice is given in the Statistics Release Calendar.

The data are included in the preliminary and final monthly statistics for external trade in commodities http://www.ssb.no/en/utenriksokonomi/statistikker/muh .

The Statistics Act, §§ 2-1, 2-2 and 3-2.

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Customs' cleared consignment with a value of less than NOK 1 000 and certain kinds of commodity flows (according to UN's recommendations International Merchandise Trade Statistics: Consept and Definitions, 2010), are excluded from the statistics.

Administrative data obtained from TVINN, which is the Norwegian Customs' electronic information system for the exchange of customs declarations between businesses and Norwegian Customs.

Data from the Customs declaration system (TVINN) is transmitted electronically to Statistics Norway six days a week.

Information from customs declarations is subject to controls in TVINN. The statistical controls to check the estimated price, quantity and country were developed by the Customs in cooperation with Statistics Norway.

In SSB data is checked for extreme values and logical errors.

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Alterations in the Norwegian customs' nomenclature is taken into account. For more information see Definitions - definitions of the main consept and variables.

Collection errors may arise from misunderstandings in the declaration process. Possible errors are use of incorrect commodity codes or statistical values containing elements that should not be counted.

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