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N.or­we­gian salmon ex­ports Ac­cord­ing to the NSC, Nor­way ex­ported salmon worth NOK 61.4 bil­lion in 2016. This is an in­crease of 29 per­cent, or NOK 13.8 bil­lion com­pared with 2015, and is the high­est ex­port value of salmon ever. Mea­sured by vol­ume, Nor­way ex­ported 980,000 tonnes of t. salmon in 2016, which is 5.2 per­cent or 53,340 onnes less than in 2015.

The av­er­age ex­port price for fresh whole salmon was NOK 60.11 per kilo in 2016. This is NOK 17.26 or 40 per­cent higher than in 2015, which was also a record year. The av­er­age ex­port price for fresh whole salmon dur­ing 2016 var­ied be­tween NOK 54.34 per kilo in Septem­ber as the low­est month and NOKv69.36 per kilo in De­cem­ber which was the high­est month of the year. The av­er­age ex­port price in De­cem­ber was the high­est m. av­er­age price ever recorded for a sin­gle onth.

Nor­way ex­ported salmon to Asia to a value of NOK 10.5 bil­lion in 2016. This rep­re­sents an in­crease of 39 per­cent on the year be­fore. Mea­sured by vol­ume, ex­ports to Asia re­mained vir­tu­ally un­changed. The big­gest buy­ers of Nor­we­gian salmon in Asia, by vol­ume, were Ja­pan, Viet­nam and South Korea.

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