Seafood exports worth NOK 91.6 billion in 2016

Press Releases   •   Jan 05, 2017 08:30 GMT

​Norway exported seafood to a value of NOK 91.6 billion in 2016. It is 23 per cent, or NOK 17 billion more than in the previous record year 2015.


Norwegian seafood exports grow by 6% in Feb 2017

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2017 08:30 GMT

Norway exported 196,000 tonnes of seafood to a total value of NOK 7.5 billion in February. This represents a volume decrease of 19 per cent and an increase by value of NOK 448 million or 6 per cent compared with February last year.

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Lower sales of salmon in Europe

Press Releases   •   Feb 03, 2017 05:00 GMT

​The value of Norwegian salmon exports continues to grow. Sales in January were NOK 1,1 billion higher than in the previous January. However, salmon sales were reduced in Europe.


Increased exports of shellfish in 2016

Press Releases   •   Jan 05, 2017 09:30 GMT

Norway exported 44,000 tonnes of shellfish worth NOK 1.8 billion in 2016. This is a volume increase of 10 per cent and an increase by value of 21 per cent from 2015.


Salmon and trout exports treble in 3 years – NOK 65 billion in 2016

Press Releases   •   Jan 05, 2017 09:30 GMT

​Norway exported salmon worth NOK 61.4 billion in 2016. This is an increase of 29 per cent, or NOK 13.8 billion compared with 2015, and is the highest export value of salmon ever. Measured by volume, Norway exported 980,000 tonnes of salmon in 2016, which is 5.2 per cent or, 53,340 tonnes less than in 2015.


Increased exports of pelagic fish in 2016

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2017 09:30 GMT

​Norway exported 674,000 tonnes of pelagic fish for NOK 7.8 billion in 2016. There is a volume decrease of 15 per cent and an increase of NOK 11 percent from 2015.


3rd record year in a row for Norwegian whitefish exports

Press Releases   •   Jan 04, 2017 09:30 GMT

​Norway exported cod, saithe, haddock and other whitefish worth NOK 13.8 billion in 2016. This is an increase of 6 per cent, or NOK 800 million from 2015.


Norwegian seafood exports will exceed NOK 90 billion in 2016

Press Releases   •   Dec 07, 2016 11:30 GMT

Entering the last month of 2016, the Norwegian seafood industry year to date exports totalled NOK 83.2 billion. By value this represents an increase of NOK 16 billion compared to the same period last year.


Norwegian salmon opens up new markets

Press Releases   •   Nov 04, 2016 21:30 GMT

The value of Norwegian salmon in October exceeded the total export value for the whole of 2015. Export value increases were highest in Asia, North America and Africa.


​Record 26 per cent growth for Norwegian Seafood Exports

Press Releases   •   Oct 05, 2016 04:00 GMT

Norway has beaten all previous records and exported seafood worth NOK 65 billion this year to date. This is an increase of 26 per cent or NOK 13.2 billion compared with the same period last year. September exports marked an all time high, totalling NOK 8.8 billion. An increase of 31 per cent or NOK 2.1 billion from September 2015.

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We believe that “The best seafood in the world comes from Norway”!

The Norwegian Seafood Council works with the Norwegian fisheries and aquaculture industries to develop markets for Norwegian seafood through local market intelligence, market development and reputational risk management. The Seafood Council is headquartered in Tromsø and maintains local representatives in twelve of Norway's most important international markets. The Norwegian seafood industry finances the activities of the Norwegian Seafood Council via a tariff on all Norwegian seafood exports. The Norwegian Seafood Council is a public company owned by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries.


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