Norwegian salmon prices inch back up

Published on
May 24, 2023
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Norwegian salmon prices increased by 5 percent this past week.

According to the Nasdaq Salmon Index weekly price sales update, the total weighted average index of prices for fresh Atlantic superior salmon, head-on gutted, increased to NOK 108.61 (USD 9.92, EUR 9.19) per kilogram the 20th week of 2023..

The price represents an increase of 5.37 percent, or NOK 8.60 (USD 0.091, EUR 0.73), from the NOK 103.08 (USD 9.41, EUR 8.73) reported last week

Fish Pool reported total sales volumes for Norwegian salmon exporters declined by 27 percent, or 4,310 metric tons (MT), from last week, and was down 1,855 MT from the same period last year. . The export volume over the last five weeks, however, has increased by 5 percent, or 3,602 MT, year-over-year. 

The report estimates a decline in forward prices, in June, reducing to NOK 101.50 (USD 9.25, EUR 8.60).

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