Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Value of Norwegian salmon exports highest ever

Exports of Norwegian salmon in the first quarter of 2011 set a new record of NOK 7.5 billion (UK£841 million). This is an increase of 17 percent or NOK 1.1 billion (UK£123 million) compared with the same period last year, according to the latest figures from the Norwegian Seafood Export Council. In the same period, the volume of exports showed a slight decline of two percent to 177,000 tonnes.

”The growth in Norwegian Salmon exports is attributable to high, stable prices resulting from a general increase in demand for salmon globally,” says Paul Aandahl, market analyst with the Norwegian Seafood Export Council. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers
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