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Salmon/Farmed Fish

Report Date: Monday, September 25, 2017

This report covers the activity of salmon in Norway, focusing on aspects such as harvests, prices, markets and exports and imports.




The future price of 3 to 6 kg is NOK 56.25 (EUR 6.01/kg) for October; for November and December they expect it to be NOK 63.00 and 63.50 respectively (EUR 6.46 and 6.77/kg).

During week 37, the average price of fresh salmon was NOK 53.85/kg (EUR 5.73/kg). This figure is down 3% on that of the previous week and up 2% on that of the same week in 2016. Compared with the same week in 2015, it was up 25%, according to Norwegian Statistics. The weekly average FOB price at Norwegian Customs of fresh salmon exports (HS 03121201 and 03121202) has been NOK 64.48/kg (EUR 6.87/kg) so far this year, up 9% on that of the same period in 2016 and 54% on that of 2015.

Graph 1: Average weekly price of fresh farmed salmon exports,
2013/2017, in NOK/kg

Source: Norwegian Statistics

The average price of frozen salmon exports was NOK 59.66/kg (EUR 6.35/kg), up 2% on that of the previous week. This figure is down 2% on that of the same week in 2016 and up 33% on the same week in 2015. So far this year, the average price of exports of frozen salmon has been NOK 66.48 (EUR 7.08/kg), up 18% on that of the previous year and 52% on that of 2015.

Graph 2: Average weekly price of exports of
frozen farmed salmon, 2013/2017, in NOK/kg

Source: Norwegian Statistics


Exports of fresh salmon during the analysed week reported 19,307 tonnes. This figure is up 6% on that of the previous week, 4% on that of the same week in 2016 and 9% on that of 2015. In the year, exports of salmon have reached 557,598 tonnes, up 1% on those of the same period in 2016 and down 6% on those of 2015.

Graph 3: Weekly Norwegian exports of fresh farmed salmon,
2013/2017, in tonnes

Source: Norwegian Statistics

Exports of frozen products during the week reported 285 tonnes. This figure is down 24% on that of the previous week, 27% on that of the same week in 2016 and 76% on that of 2015. So far this year, exports of frozen salmon have reached 14,285 tonnes, down 18% on those of the same period in 2016 and 30% on that of 2015.

Graph 4: Weekly Norwegian exports of frozen farmed salmon,
years 2013/2017, in tonnes

Source: Norwegian Statistics




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Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
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ITOCHU Corporation -Headquarter-
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
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Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
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I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
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Pesquera San Jose S.A.
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American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
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Omega Protein Corporation -Headquarter-
Marona S.A.
Marine Harvest ASA - Headquarters
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Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
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Leardini Pescados Ltda
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CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands
David Suzuki Foundation
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Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
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Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation -Headquarter-
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
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INVE Group - Head Office
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Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
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