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Record 26 percent growth for Norwegian seafood exports

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Staff Writer | October 7, 2016
Norway has beaten all previous records and exported seafood worth NOK 65 billion this year to date. This is an increase of 26 percent or NOK 13.2 billion compared with the same period last year.
Norwegian seafood
Fish   An increase of 26 percent or NOK 13.2 billion
September exports marked an all time high, totalling NOK 8.8 billion. An increase of 31 percent or NOK 2.1 billion from September 2015.

Norway has exported salmon to a value of NOK 44 billion so far this year. This is an increase of 30 percent or NOK 10.1 billion compared to the same period last year. The average price for whole fresh salmon in the month of September was NOK 54.59 per kg compared with NOK 41.70 per kg in September 2015.

Norway has exported trout to a value of NOK 3 billion year to date. This is an increase of 98 percent or NOK 1.5 billion compared with the same period last year.

Norway has exported fresh cod, including fillets, worth NOK 1.8 billion this year to date. This is an increase of 13 percent or NOK 213 million compared to the same period last year.

Norway has exported frozen cod, including fillets, worth NOK 1.8 billion during the third quarter. This is an increase of 36 percent or NOK 487 million from the same period in 2015.

Norwegian clipfish exports have totalled NOK 2.6 billion so far this year. This is a decrease of 9 percent or NOK 252 million compared with the same period last year.

Norway has exported salted fish worth NOK 1 billion so far this year. An increase of 8 percent or NOK 77 million from the same period last year.

Norway exported herring totalling NOK 2.1 billion so far this year. This is an increase of 45 percent or NOK 648 million from the same period in 2015. Norway has exported mackerel 1.8 billion. This is an increase of 13 percent or 204 million from the same period last year.

Norway has exported crab worth NOK 731 million so far this year. This is an increase of 89 percent or NOK 344 million compared with the same period last year.

Of the totals for crab exports so far this year, Norway has exported red king crab worth NOK 414 million, and snow crab worth NOK 286 million.


 

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