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Norwegian seafood exports grow in value in Q1

Christian Fernsby |
Norway exported 213,000 tonnes of seafood worth NOK 9.6 billion in March.

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Topics: NORWEGIAN    SEAFOOD    EXPORT   

This is an increase of NOK 392 million, or 4 per cent, compared with March 2019.

In the first quarter, 664,000 tonnes of seafood were exported, worth NOK 28.6 billion.

The value of Norwegian seafood exports has increased by NOK 2.9 billion, or 11 per cent, against the same period last year.

85,800 tonnes of salmon were valued at NOK 6.1 billion in March.

This is an increase in volume of 4 per cent, while export value increased by NOK 103 million, or 2 per cent, compared with March last year.

In the first quarter, 252,000 tonnes of salmon were exported, worth NOK 18.5 billion.

This is an increase in volume of 2 per cent, while the value has increased by NOK 1.8 billion, or 11 per cent.

The average price for fresh whole salmon in March was NOK 64.98 per kg, compared with NOK 68.72 per kg in March last year.

Measured by value, Poland, the United States and France were the largest recipients of salmon from Norway in March.

The Chinese market saw gradually increased demand in March.

In week 13, 517 tonnes of fresh salmon were exported from Norway to China.

The United States is a market that is highly dependent on seafood imports, so the severe air traffic restrictions over the last month have been dramatic and have created great uncertainty.

In March, 5,100 tonnes of trout were exported with a value of NOK 316 million.

Volume increased by 46 per cent, while export value increased by NOK 53 million, or 20 per cent, compared with March last year.

So far this year, 15,600 tonnes of trout have been exported to a value of NOK 969 million.

This is an increase in volume of 43 per cent, while value increased by NOK 201 million, or 26 per cent.

The US, Ukraine and Finland were the largest export markets in March.

32,300 tonnes of herring were exported with a value of NOK 379 million in March.

There is an increase in volume of 1 per cent, while the value increased by NOK 107 million, or 39 per cent.

So far this year, 105,500 tonnes of herring have been exported with a total value of NOK 1.1 billion.

Volume remains at the same level as last year, while value increased by NOK 248 million, or 29 per cent.

Egypt, Poland and Belarus were the most important markets for herring in March.

In March, 20,800 tonnes of mackerel were exported to the value of NOK 361 million.

Volume increased by 59 percent, while value increased by NOK 135 million, or 60 percent.

In the first quarter, 81,400 tonnes of mackerel were exported, worth NOK 1.4 billion.

This is an increase in volume of 59 per cent, while the value increased by NOK 495 million, or 58 per cent.

China, Egypt and Nigeria were the largest recipients of mackerel in March.

Demand for Norwegian mackerel in Japan is exceptionally good, and the first quarter saw a 52 per cent growth in this market.

In March, 8,300 tonnes of fresh cod were exported, including skrei to a value of NOK 365 million.

This is a 30 per cent reduction in volume, while the value fell by NOK 124 million, or 25 per cent, compared with March last year.

In the first quarter, 23,200 tonnes of fresh cod including skrei were exported to a value of NOK 1.1 billion.

There is a 7 per cent reduction in volume, while the value increased by NOK 20 million, or 2 per cent.

Of this, 1,800 tonnes of landfill, which is a 24 percent reduction in March.

The value of skrei was NOK 82 million, which is a reduction of 18 per cent year-on-year.

Denmark, Spain and the Netherlands were the largest recipients of fresh cod in March.

At the same time, Norway never seen better March figures for direct export of fresh whole yeast to Spain.

In March, 9,800 tonnes of frozen cod were exported, worth NOK 452 million.

This is an increase in volume of 18 per cent, while the value increased by NOK 97 million, or 27 per cent.

In the first quarter, 23,300 tonnes of frozen cod were exported to the value of NOK 1.1 billion.

There is a 7 per cent reduction in volume, while the value increased by NOK 23 million, or 2 per cent.

China, the United Kingdom and Lithuania were the largest recipients of frozen cod in March.

6,200 tonnes of clipfish worth NOK 375 million were exported in March.

Volume fell by 3 per cent, while the value increased by NOK 90 million, or 31 per cent, from March last year.

In the first quarter, 22,400 tonnes of clipfish were exported, worth NOK 1.2 billion.

This is a 10 per cent reduction in volume, while the value increased by NOK 109 million, or 10 per cent.

Portugal, Dominican Republic and Congo Brazzaville were our main markets in March.

In March, 5,100 tonnes of salt fish were exported to a value of NOK 337 million.

Volume increased by 27 per cent, while value increased by NOK 109 million, or 48 per cent, compared to March last year.

In the first quarter, 8,400 tonnes of salt fish were exported to the value of NOK 514 million.

There is a 30 per cent increase in volume, while the value increased by NOK 160 million, or 45 per cent.

Portugal, Greece and Spain were our most important markets in March.

In March, 194 tonnes of stockfish were exported to a value of NOK 30 million.

The volume fell by 27 per cent, while the value fell by NOK 21 million, or 41 per cent, compared with March last year.

In the first quarter, 1,100 tonnes of dry fish were exported with a value of NOK 203 million.

There is an increase in volume of 1 per cent, while the value fell by NOK 7 million, or 3 per cent.

Italy, Nigeria and the US were our most important markets in March.

1,300 tonnes of prawns were exported to a value of NOK 103 million in March.

This is an increase of 59 per cent, while export value increased by NOK 28 million, or 37 per cent, compared to March last year.

In the first quarter, 3,000 tonnes of prawnswere exported to the value of NOK 246 million.

This represents a 16 per cent reduction in volume, while the value fell by NOK 21 million, or 8 per cent.

Sweden, the Netherlands and the UK were the largest markets in March.

71 tonnes of king crab were exported to a value of NOK 25 million in March.

This is a 23 per cent decrease in volume, while export value fell by NOK 5 million, or 16 per cent.

In the first quarter, 422 tonnes of king crab were exported to the value of NOK 142 million.

There was a 18 per cent reduction in volume, while the value fell by NOK 15 million, or 10 per cent.

South Korea, the Netherlands and Vietnam were the largest recipients of king crab in March.


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