In line with increased harvests brought by a warm winter and a weakening of the kroner against the major currencies, Norway’s farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) exports in the first quarter of 2015 increased 11 percent year-on-year to reach a total of 243,300 metric tons (MT). However, as widely expected, exports have begun to slow in Q2, with the Scandinavian country reporting a total volume of 82,000 MT for April, which was on par with the corresponding month of last year.

In value terms,…