Salmon prices expected to start long-awaited decline

Published on
July 18, 2016

The average price of Norwegian farmed salmon is expected to fall to around NOK 70 (USD 8.26, EUR 7.48) per kg for mid-sized fish this week after reaching record levels at the start of July.

While prices should decline in line with improved supply, because the total global production of farmed salmon is forecast to fall by between 5 and 9 percent this year, prices over the coming months will remain at much higher levels than in recent years.

Analysts forecast the future prices of 3 to 6 kg fish…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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