Norway exported farmed salmon worth NOK 64.7 billion (USD 8 billion, EUR 6.7 billion) last year, an increase of five percent, or NOK 3.4 billion (USD 421.6 million, EUR 351.4 million) compared with 2016. In volume terms, the trade amounted to one million metric tons (MT), which was 2.8 percent, or 27,000 MT, more than the previous year.
Despite its record value and increased volume, the salmon sector’s export growth flattened out in 2017, s… Read More
Some 51.28 million sockeye salmon are expected to return to Bristol Bay in 2018, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) has forecasted. Such a run would be 18 percent greater than the region’s most recent 10-year average and 41 percent more than the long-term mean of 33.78 million fish...… Read More
Norway exported 98,000 metric tons (MT) of farmed Atlantic salmon worth NOK 5.7 billion (USD 699.4 million, EUR 600.7 million) last month, representing a 10 percent increase in volume and a 2 percent rise in value compared with October 2016.
The average export price for fresh whole salmon last month was...… Read More
The global harvest of farmed Atlantic salmon in the third-quarter of 2017 increased by 9 percent year-on-year to 523,400 metric tons (MT), resulting in reduced prices in key markets, according to Marine Harvest.
In its Q3 trading statement, the salmon producer confirmed the total salmon supply from Norway increased by 4.3 percent to 283,600 MT, compared with the corresponding three months of 2016. In the same period, the volumes from Scotland (40… Read More