Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Exports Up 46.8% on Last Year: Norwegian Farmed Salmon Exports Weekly (week 5 2013)

Statistics Norway reported an export of 14,307 metric tonnes of fresh/chilled and frozen farmed salmon from Norwegian salmon farmers in week 5, 2013. On a rolling average four week basis volume in tonnes exported increased 8.8% (1,244 tonnes) on the same period last year.

The weighted average price per kilo for the week was NOK 35.13 and was up 35.2% YoY on a rolling average four week basis.

The value of exports for the week was NOK 502.659 million, an increase of 46.8% (NOK 169.594 million) on last year on a rolling average four week basis.

Tonnes exported increased again significantly on last year. Prices for the week increased for the 16th week in a row on last year with the YoY percentage increase (rolling four week average) for the week being the highest recorded for 108 weeks (since week 1 in 2011). The total value of exports continued to increase on last year, driven again by the increase in price, and represented the 36th week in a row with an increase on last year (on a rolling four week basis). The YoY percentage increase in the value of exports (rolling four week average) increased at the fastest pace for 109 weeks (since week 52 2010). 

For the final Year to Date update for 2012 of Norwegian Farmed Salmon exports (as of week 52), please go here.

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