Greenland halibut volumes, prices rise

Published on
May 5, 2016

First-sale prices of Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) have continued their upward trend in 2016, achieving a value of EUR 769,000 (USD 880,000) in January, based on the sales of 264 metric tons (MT). This represented a 3 percent increase in value and a 30 percent increase in volume compared with January last year.

Compared with January 2014, this year’s first-sale value increased by 233 percent while the volume was up 106 percent. This was mainly attributed to higher minimum p…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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