Welcome to FIS   Sponsored By
Subscribe to FIS | Register with FIS | Advertise with FIS | Newsletter | About FIS | Contact us
   


Salmon exports surpassed EUR 811.3 million in the first three months of 2010. (Photo: EFF, Tom Haga/NSEC)

Seafood exports mark new March record

Click on the flag for more information about Norway NORWAY
Wednesday, April 14, 2010, 03:40 (GMT + 9)

Norwegian seafood exports in the first quarter of 2010 generated NOK 12.4 billion (EUR 1.5 billion). This makes for an increase of NOK 1.9 billion (EUR 237.2 million) or 18 per cent on the first quarter of 2009, according to the Norwegian Seafood Export Council (NSEC).

Exports totalled NOK 4.7 billion (EUR 586.6 million) in March alone, marking an increase of NOK 1 billion (EUR 124.8 million) and setting a new March record.

”As a result of continuing very strong market demand for Norwegian seafood, the growth in exports seen last year has continued into the first quarter of this year,” said Egil Ove Sundheim, director of market information with NSEC. ”We are seeing record exports of Norwegian salmon, and at the same time sales of clipfish and salted fish are showing growth following a difficult and challenging 2009.”

In Q1 2010, salmon exports surpassed NOK 6.5 billion (EUR 811.3 million), a growth of NOK 1.7 billion (EUR 212.2 million) or 37 per cent versus Q1 2009. Last month alone, the value of seafood exports was NOK 2.7 billion (EUR 337 million), representing a growth of NOK 870 million (EUR 108.6 million) or 48 per cent on March 2009.

March 2010 is thus the strongest single month ever recorded for salmon exports, attributable to higher export prices coupled with increased export volume.

The average price for whole fresh salmon last month was NOK 36.43 (EUR 4.55), compared to NOK 30.36 (EUR 3.79) in March 2009. As in February, France and Poland were again the main importers of salmon.

In the first quarter of 2010, exports of fjord trout declined by NOK 50 million (EUR 6.2 million) to NOK 419 million (EUR 52.3 million). In March, the value was NOK 161 million (EUR 20.1 million), a fall of NOK 21 million (EUR 2.6 million).

The prime importers of fjord trout are Russia and China.

In Q1 2010, exports of fresh seafood made up over half of all seafood exports. Strong growth in fresh salmon exports was a major factor, and fresh whole cod and fresh cod fillets also showed healthy growth. Exports of fresh cod fillets set a Q1 record this year with NOK 167 million (EUR 20.8 million), a boost of NOK 30 million (EUR 3.7 million) or 22 per cent.

Exports of clipfish in the first quarter of 2010 rose by NOK 91 million (EUR 11.4 million) to NOK 910 million (EUR 113.6 million). That is, NOK 489 million (EUR 61 million) for cod, NOK 333 million (EUR 41.6 million) for saithe and approximately NOK 44 million (EUR 5.5 million) divided equally between torsk and ling.

Exports of salted fish jumped in value by NOK 118 million (EUR 14.7 million) to NOK 286 million (EUR 35.7 million). Cod exports, valued at NOK 281 million (EUR 35.1 million), make up most of this.

Related article:

- February reaches new export record

By Natalia Real
[email protected]
www.fis.com

Photo Courtesy of FIS Member  Norwegian Seafood Council | Norges sjømatråd - Headquarter
 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS
Peru
Oct 30, 23:00 (GMT + 9):
Landing of fishery resources grew 81.4% in September
Germany
Oct 30, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
BAADER and Skaginn 3X Join Forces
South Korea
Oct 30, 19:00 (GMT + 9):
N. Korea blames Seoul’s ‘improper control’ for death of fisheries official
United States
Oct 30, 12:00 (GMT + 9):
Statistics │ Import │ Frozen octopus │ 2019/20
European Union
Oct 30, 12:00 (GMT + 9):
Statistics │Import │ Frozen octopus: Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal, Mexico, Vietnam │ 2020
European Union
Oct 30, 12:00 (GMT + 9):
Statistics │ Export to USA and others │Frozen octopus │2020
Ghana
Oct 30, 11:40 (GMT + 9):
Ghanaian workers report alleged abuses on Chinese-owned fishing vessels
Argentina
Oct 30, 08:00 (GMT + 9):
Science to take care of fishing resources: the Illex argentinus squid
United States
Oct 30, 08:00 (GMT + 9):
SeaAhead and New England Aquarium Announce The BlueSwell Incubator’s First Cohort of Selected Startups
Canada
Oct 30, 05:00 (GMT + 9):
CAT to Open Aqua FeedTech Center in 2021, Championing Innovation in Aqua Feed
Peru
Oct 30, 02:20 (GMT + 9):
Other Media | EuropaAzul: Peru and Mexico confirm a recovery in local markets after the pandemic
Worldwide
Oct 30, 02:10 (GMT + 9):
Other Media | aqua.cl: Alpescas issues declaration by Chinese fishing fleet
Norway
Oct 30, 02:00 (GMT + 9):
Other Media | SalmonBusiness: Egg-shaped closed farming concept takes a major step towards realization
United States
Oct 30, 00:50 (GMT + 9):
Other Media | SeafoodSource: Phillips begins aggressive retail push with host of new products
Norway
Oct 30, 00:40 (GMT + 9):
Other Media | fishfarmingexpert: Salmon number cruncher Kontali bought out



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
The course of pelagic fishing week 43
Norway This autumn's best NVG herring week and less mackerel from the North Sea Mackerel: We received significantly smaller quantities of mackerel than in the previous three weeks. A total of 23,100 to...
Tuna exports to Italy soar in September
Viet Nam NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s tuna exports to Italy soared by 8,599% last month over the same period last year. This staggering increase transformed Italy into Vietnam's largest tuna market in the EU in ...
The fisheries Brexit negotiation must exclude the privileges that the Common Fisheries Policy has granted to the UK since its inception
European Union The additional fishing quotas that the EU has historically allocated to the British have amounted to more than € 100 million annually in the last 10 years for Great Britain. ...
Statistics │ Import by origin │Crab │ September 2020
South Korea Source: FIS.com | Click to enlarge it [email protected] www.fis.com...
 
Maruha Nichiro Corporation
Nichirei Corporation - Headquarters
Pesquera El Golfo S.A.
Ventisqueros - Productos del Mar Ventisqueros S.A
Wärtsilä Corporation - Wartsila Group Headquarters
ITOCHU Corporation - Headquarters
BAADER - Nordischer Maschinenbau Rud. Baader GmbH+Co.KG (Head Office)
Inmarsat plc - Global Headquarters
Marks & Spencer
Tesco PLC (Supermarket) - Headquarters
Sea Harvest Corporation (PTY) Ltd. - Group Headquarters
I&J - Irvin & Johnson Holding Company (Pty) Ltd.
AquaChile S.A. - Group Headquarters
Pesquera San Jose S.A.
Nutreco N.V. - Head Office
CNFC China National Fisheries Corporation - Group Headquarters
W. van der Zwan & Zn. B.V.
SMMI - Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Co., Ltd. - Headquarters
Icicle Seafoods, Inc
Starkist Seafood Co. - Headquearters
Trident Seafoods Corp.
American Seafoods Group LLC - Head Office
Marel - Group Headquarters
SalMar ASA - Group Headquarters
Sajo Industries Co., Ltd
Hansung Enterprise Co.,Ltd.
BIM - Irish Sea Fisheries Board (An Bord Iascaigh Mhara)
CEFAS - Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science
COPEINCA ASA - Corporacion Pesquera Inca S.A.C.
Chun Cheng Fishery Enterprise Pte Ltd.
VASEP - Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters & Producers
Gomes da Costa
Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
NISSUI - Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. - Group Headquarters
FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization - Fisheries and Aquaculture Department (Headquarter)
Hagoromo Foods Co., Ltd.
Koden Electronics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters)
A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S - Headquarters
BVQI - Bureau Veritas Quality International (Head Office)
UPS - United Parcel Service, Inc. - Headquarters
Brim ehf (formerly HB Grandi Ltd) - Headquarters
Hamburg Süd Group - (Headquearters)
Armadora Pereira S.A. - Group Headquarters
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Headquarters)
Mowi ASA (formerly Marine Harvest ASA) - Headquarters
Marubeni Europe Plc -UK-
Findus Ltd
Icom Inc. (Headquarter)
WWF Centroamerica
Oceana Group Limited
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Ajinomoto Co., Inc. - Headquarters
Friosur S.A. - Headquarters
Cargill, Incorporated - Global Headquarters
Benihana Inc.
Leardini Pescados Ltda
CJ Corporation  - Group Headquarters
Greenpeace International - The Netherlands | Headquarters
David Suzuki Foundation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada -Communications Branch-
Mitsui & Co.,Ltd - Headquarters
NOREBO Group (former Ocean Trawlers Group)
Natori Co., Ltd.
Carrefour Supermarket - Headquarters
FedEx Corporation - Headquarters
Cooke Inc. - Group Headquarters
AKBM - Aker BioMarine ASA
Seafood Choices Alliance -Headquarter-
Austevoll Seafood ASA
Walmart | Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Supermarket) - Headquarters
New Japan Radio Co.Ltd (JRC) -Head Office-
Gulfstream JSC
Marine Stewardship Council - MSC Worldwide Headquarters
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Headquarter)
Genki Sushi Co.,Ltd -Headquarter-
Iceland Pelagic ehf
AXA Assistance Argentina S.A.
Caterpillar Inc. - Headquarters
Tiger Brands Limited
SeaChoice
National Geographic Society
AmazonFresh, LLC - AmazonFresh

Copyright 1995 - 2020 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER