Frozen sales lead Norwegian whitefish export growth

Published on
April 11, 2017

Norway’s whitefish exporters shipped 129,000 metric tons (MT) of cod, saithe, haddock and other groundfish in the first-quarter of this year, achieving a total export value of NOK 4.2 billion (USD 486.2 million, EUR 459.2 million) in the period. These totals represent year-on-year increases of 5 percent in volume and 6 percent in value.

The biggest increase was in the frozen product segment, particularly frozen whole fish, but there was also a substantial increase in the country&…

Contributing Editor reporting from London, UK

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