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Norwegian Seafood Council appoints new director in the UK

Norwegian Seafood Council appoints new director in the UK

Press releases   •   Jul 07, 2017 09:28 UTC

Hans Frode Kielland Asmyhr (47) has been appointed the new country representative for the Norwegian Seafood Council(NSC) in the UK. He will take up his role from 1 September.

Norwegian whitefish exports hit record-high of NOK 8.1 billion in H1 2017

Norwegian whitefish exports hit record-high of NOK 8.1 billion in H1 2017

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2017 04:00 UTC

Exports of whitefish have never before had a greater value in the first six months of the year. The growth is due primarily to conventional products, as well as fresh and frozen whole whitefish.

Norwegian seafood exports break new records in first half of 2017

Norwegian seafood exports break new records in first half of 2017

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2017 04:00 UTC

​Never before has Norway exported a greater value of seafood than in the first six months of 2017. The increase is due primarily to record-high salmon prices but also to strong growth in export volumes to the U.S. and Asian markets.

Norwegian shellfish exports lower in first half of 2017

Norwegian shellfish exports lower in first half of 2017

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2017 04:00 UTC

Norway exported 23 000 tonnes of shellfish worth NOK 766 million in the first six months of 2017. This is a decrease in volume of 22 per cent and a decline in value of 17 per cent versus the same period last year.

Norwegian salmon exports worth NOK 31.5 billion in first six months of 2017

Norwegian salmon exports worth NOK 31.5 billion in first six months of 2017

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2017 04:00 UTC

The value of Norwegian salmon exports is steadily reaching new heights. In the first six months, the export value for salmon has never been higher than this year. Record-high salmon prices and growth in the U.S. and Asia are the main reasons.

Norwegian pelagic exports worth NOK 3.3 billion in first half of 2017

Norwegian pelagic exports worth NOK 3.3 billion in first half of 2017

Press releases   •   Jul 06, 2017 04:00 UTC

Challenges with market access and large herring catches are reflected in herring exports for the first six months, while the price for mackerel has been higher than last year despite larger quotas.

Norwegian seafood exports grow by 13% in May

Norwegian seafood exports grow by 13% in May

Press releases   •   Jun 07, 2017 04:00 UTC

Norway exported 163,000 tonnes of seafood with a value of NOK 7.6 billion in May. The volume was at the same level as May 2016, while export value increased by NOK 888 million or 13 per cent. So far this year, Norway has exported 1.1 million tonnes of seafood worth NOK 39 billion. Export volumes have increased by 3 per cent, while the year-on-year growth in value is NOK 3.2 billion or 9 per cent.

Norwegian seafood exports decline in April, but total export value for 2017 has increased

Norwegian seafood exports decline in April, but total export value for 2017 has increased

Press releases   •   May 04, 2017 04:00 UTC

In April ​Norway exported 151,000 tonnes of seafood to a value of NOK 6.8 billion. So far this year, Norway has exported 886,000 tonnes of seafood worth NOK 31 billion. Export volumes are at the same level as last year, while the value of Norwegian seafood exports has increased by NOK 2.3 billion or 8 per cent.

New country of origin mark for Norwegian seafood

New country of origin mark for Norwegian seafood

Press releases   •   Apr 25, 2017 10:20 UTC

The Norwegian Seafood Council are today launching a new country of origin mark for Norwegian seafood, “Seafood from Norway”. The new mark guarantees the origins of seafood from Norway and contributes towards a stronger position for Norwegian seafood globally.

Total pelagic exports reach NOK 2.1 billion in Q1 2017

Total pelagic exports reach NOK 2.1 billion in Q1 2017

Press releases   •   Apr 05, 2017 13:30 UTC

Norway exported 78,000 tonnes of herring and 68,000 tonnes of mackerel with a total value of NOK 1.7 billion in the first quarter. During the same period, Norway exported pelagic fish worth a total of 2.1 billion. While volume decreased by 6 per cent, the value grew by 7 per cent compared with the first period last year.

Strong value growth for Norwegian salmon exports in Q1 2017

Strong value growth for Norwegian salmon exports in Q1 2017

Press releases   •   Apr 05, 2017 13:30 UTC

Norway exported 233,000 tonnes of salmon for NOK 16.1 billion in the first quarter. There is a volume increase of 3 percent and an increase of 21 percent, or 2.8 billion from the first quarter last year.

Norwegian whitefish exports total NOK 4.2 billion in Q1 2017

Norwegian whitefish exports total NOK 4.2 billion in Q1 2017

Press releases   •   Apr 05, 2017 13:30 UTC

Norway exported 129 000 tonnes of cod, saithe, haddock and other groundfish to a value of NOK 4.2 billion in Q1 2017. This is a 5 per cent increase in terms of volume and a 6 per cent increase in value from the same period last year. The biggest increase was for frozen products, particularly frozen whole fish. But there was also a substantial increase in exports of whole clipfish.

Norwegian seafood exports grew by NOK 2.7 billion in Q1 2017

Norwegian seafood exports grew by NOK 2.7 billion in Q1 2017

Press releases   •   Apr 05, 2017 04:00 UTC

Norway has exported 636,000 tonnes of seafood worth NOK 24.1 billion in the first quarter of this year. This is an increase of 13 per cent or 2.7 billion compared with the first quarter last year. Volume fell by 7 per cent.

Norwegian seafood exports grow by 6% in Feb 2017

Norwegian seafood exports grow by 6% in Feb 2017

Press releases   •   Mar 06, 2017 08:30 UTC

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.

Lower sales of salmon in Europe

Lower sales of salmon in Europe

Press releases   •   Feb 03, 2017 05:00 UTC

​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.

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

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

Press releases   •   Jan 05, 2017 09:30 UTC

​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 shellfish in 2016

Increased exports of shellfish in 2016

Press releases   •   Jan 05, 2017 09:30 UTC

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.

Seafood exports worth NOK 91.6 billion in 2016

Seafood exports worth NOK 91.6 billion in 2016

Press releases   •   Jan 05, 2017 08:30 UTC

​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.

3rd record year in a row for Norwegian whitefish exports

3rd record year in a row for Norwegian whitefish exports

Press releases   •   Jan 04, 2017 09:30 UTC

​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.

Increased exports of pelagic fish in 2016

Increased exports of pelagic fish in 2016

Press releases   •   Jan 04, 2017 09:30 UTC

​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.