Norwegian pelagic fish prices soar as supplies decline

Published on
January 11, 2017

Pelagic fish exporters from Norway shipped 674,000 metric tons (MT) of seafood for NOK 7.8 billion (USD 904.8 million, EUR 859.9 million) in 2016. These totals represented a volume decrease of 15 percent but a value increase of NOK 11 percent compared with 2015.

The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) reported that the country exported mackerel worth NOK 4.1 billion (USD 475.5 million, EUR 452 million) last year, an increase of 6 percent from 2015, with its herring trade up 22 percent to NOK 3.1 bi…

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