Norwegian seafood exports equal earlier July records
Topics: NORWEGIAN SEAFOOD
Norway exported 94,800 tonnes of salmon worth NOK 5.6 billion in July. This is a volume increase of 6 per cent but a reduction in value of 2 per cent or NOK 132 million from July last year.
Norway exported 7,200 tonnes of trout worth NOK 345 million in July. This is a volume increase of 43 per cent and a value increase of 15 per cent or 45 million compared to July last year.
Norway exported 4,500 tonnes of whole clipfish to a value of NOK 225 million in July. This is a volume reduction of 18 per cent, and a reduction in value of NOK 48 million or 18 per cent from July last year.
Norway exported 900 tonnes of salted fish for NOK 45 million in July. This is a volume increase of 3 per cent and a value increase of 1 per cent or NOK 0.5 million compared to July 2019.
As in the whitefish sector, July is low season for pelagic fisheries. Norway exported 10,400 tonnes of herring for NOK 144 million in July. This represents a reduction in volume of 28 per cent, while the value fell by 6 per cent or NOK 9 million compared with July last year.
Norway exported 7,500 tonnes of mackerel for NOK 131 million in July. The volume increase was 14 per cent and the value increased by 14 per cent or NOK 16 million compared with July last year.
Norway exported 200 tonnes of king crab totalling NOK 66 million in July. This is a volume decrease of 13 percent, while the value is at the same level as last year. ■