Third consecutive record year for Norway’s whitefish exports

Published on
January 9, 2017

Norwegian whitefish exporters shipped cod, haddock, saithe and other products worth a total NOK 13.8 billion (USD 1.6 billion, EUR 1.5 billion) last year, surpassing the 2015 export record by 6 percent or NOK 800 million (USD 93.7 million, EUR 89 million), reported the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC).

The whitefish sector’s performance in 2016 represented the third record year in a row, not just in terms of the final export value but also in the primary value, which amounted to almost NOK 11 …