Record 26 per cent growth for Norwegian Seafood Exports

Norwegian seafood.Norwegian seafood.Photo: Norway Today Media

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.

”The value of Norwegian seafood exports have doubled over the past six years. September exports alone are equal to seafood exports for the whole of 1990. Norwegian seafood is a scarce resource in the world market. With stable volumes supporting this growth in demand coupled with high prices for most products and this explains the basis of our record year to date”, says Communications Director Geir Håvard Hanssen with the Norwegian Seafood Council.


Source: / Norway Today

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