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.