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


Photo: Stockfile

Norwegian exports growth for king crab and fall in value for prawn exports

Click on the flag for more information about Norway NORWAY
Thursday, December 03, 2020, 19:00 (GMT + 9)

Growth for king crab

  •     Norway exported 194 tonnes of king crab worth NOK 65 million in November.
  •     There is an increase in volume of 114 percent.
  •     Export value increased by NOK 35 million, or 118 per cent, compared with November last year.
  •     The USA, France and South Korea were the largest markets for Norwegian king crab in November.

The positive development in export value continues for both frozen and live king crab. The increase is driven by a growth in demand for frozen king crab in Europe and the USA and for live king crab in Asia”, says manager for shellfish in the Norwegian Seafood Council, Josefine Voraa.

Positive development in USA

Norwegian exports of frozen king crab and snow crab to the United States are doing particularly well.

In November, the USA was the largest growth market for king crab, with 50 tonnes worth NOK 21 million. This is an increase of 24 tonnes and NOK 13 million compared with November last year.

Exports of snow crab have also had solid growth, with an increase of 23 tonnes and NOK 7.4 million.

«The most important reason is that we see a craving in the market after the quotas for king crab in Alaska became very low this autumn. The USA has therefore had to import more to cover domestic needs, says the Norwegian Seafood Council's seafood envoy to the USA, Anne-Kristine Øen.

  •     So far this year, 1,900 tonnes of king crab have been exported for NOK 605 million.
  •     Volume is unchanged, while the value increased by NOK 21 million, or 4 per cent.

Fall in value for prawn exports

  •     998 tonnes of prawn worth NOK 72 million were exported in November.
  •     There is a reduction in volume of 8 percent.
  •     Export value fell by NOK 19 million, or 21 per cent, compared with November last year.
  •     Sweden, Denmark and Finland were the largest markets for Norwegian prawn in November.

«After two very strong export months for Norwegian prawn to Sweden, we see a connection between a decline in exports in November and stricter restrictions and a decline in the restaurant market. The UK continues to be a challenging market for Norwegian prawn exports at the same time as we see an increase in markets such as Denmark and the Netherlands, says Josefine Voraa, Manager for Pelagic with the Norwegian Seafood Council.

So far this year, 11,000 tonnes of prawn have been exported for NOK 832 million.

There is a reduction in volume of 28 per cent, while the value fell by NOK 191 million, or 19 per cent.


www.fis.com


 Print


Click to know how to advertise in FIS
MORE NEWS



Lenguaje
FEATURED EVENTS
  
TOP STORIES
The Norwegian Pelagic Fishing Course in Week 2
Norway This winter's best week for NVG herring, and still a lot of mackerel from the west. NVG herring: We had the best week of the winter with as much as 31,700 tonnes in the record, where the bes...
Illex squid season begins and the government announces measures to neutralize illegal fishing
Argentina (empty) At present, during the fishing season for the Illex argentinus squid species, a significant number of jigger-type fishing vessels approach national limits in search of the country's fish an...
The impact of catching half of Pacific saury
Japan The decline in the Pacific saury (Cololabis saira) fishery continues Last year's national catch of saury or saury decreased by almost 30% from the previous year, reaching a record low for the secon...
Galicia: The «Brexit» begins to affect the port of Vigo
Spain The following is an excerpt from an article published by La Voz de Galicia: Almost all the fish from the Gran Sol are reaching the city by road, but the obstacles to transporters push the shipowner...
 
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 - 2021 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd| All Rights Reserved.   DISCLAIMER