The third best month ever for seafood exports
Despite a very challenging month of flare-ups of the corona pandemic in many markets, seafood exports remain at a high level. In October, seafood was exported with a value of NOK 10.4 billion. This is a decrease in value of 5 per cent, or NOK 573 million, compared with October last year. Nevertheless, this is the third highest export value for a single month.
So far this year, the value of sea
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Norwegian seafood exports remain ahead of last year despite a decline in September
The export value of Norwegian seafood remains above last year's record highs. So far this year, seafood exports have totalled NOK 76.7 billion, which corresponds to a value increase of 1 per cent, or NOK 623 million, compared to the same period last year.
“That we are managing to stay ahead of last year in export value, is due to the strong start to the year, a weak Norwegian kroner, higher exp
Norwegian seafood exports fall significantly in August
Norwegian seafood exports fell by 14 per cent in August. Seafood exports totalled NOK 7.3 billion. This is NOK 1.2 billion lower than in August 2019.
So far this year, seafood exports have amounted to NOK 68.2 billion. This is an increase of NOK 781 million or just over 1 per cent.
“The decline in export value in August is due to weakened demand and less traction from the weak Norwegian kron
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Norwegian seafood exports equal earlier July records - despite a challenging situation in the markets
Norway exported seafood worth NOK 7.9 billion in July, maintaining the same export levels as July 2019. So far this year, Norway has exported seafood worth NOK 60.8 billion. Export value has increased by 3 percent, or NOK 1.9 billion compared to the same period last year.
Weak Norwegian kroner leads to best ever first half year for seafood exports
The export value of Norwegian seafood reached an all-time high for the first half of the year. In the first six months of this year, Norway exported seafood with a value of NOK 52.9 billion. This is an increase in value of 3.5 per cent, or NOK 1.8 billion, measured against the first half of 2019.
Corona virus: How it affects Norwegian seafood exports
The Norwegian Seafood Council receives many requests from media and industry about how the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic affects Norwegian seafood exports and the operations of the Norwegian Seafood Council. As there are many uncertainties and the situation is constantly evolving, we have created this page to give regular updates and analysis.
Three in four want to eat more seafood
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Norwegian seafood exports fall in value in May
The value of Norwegian seafood exports fell for the second month in a row. In May, Norway exported seafood worth NOK 7.8 billion. This represents a reduction of NOK 764 million, or 9 per cent, compared with May last year.
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