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NORWAY – UK 2024 SEAFOOD SUMMIT GALVANISES SEAFOOD SECTOR Industry leaders emphasise collaboration and transparency as cornerstones for future growth

27th February 2024, Fishmonger’s Hall, London
Close to 200 leading stakeholders from across the seafood industry united on 27th February for the 2024 Norway-UK Seafood Summit, at Fishmongers’ Hall in London.
The event, which is firmly cementing itself as an important date in industry calendars, led with bilateral updates from the Norwegian Minister for Fisheries and Ocean Policy, Cecilie My

Sigmund Bjørgo Photo: Private

Sigmund Bjørgo returns to the Norwegian Seafood Council – rejoins as Country Director to China

The Norwegian Seafood Council has hired Sigmund Bjørgo (46) as its new Country Director to China.
- Sigmund Bjørgo is strategically strong and has in-depth knowledge of both the seafood industry and the Chinese market. He has previously served in the same position in China and has done a remarkable job for us for many years, so we are extremely pleased to have him back, says Director of Global

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Weak Norwegian krone triggers strong value growth for November seafood exports

Norway exported seafood worth NOK 16.7 billion in November. This is an increase of NOK 2.4 billion, or 17 per cent, compared to the same month last year.
“On 13 November, seafood exports surpassed the 2022 full-year export total of NOK 151.4 billion. This year, we expect the value of Norwegian seafood exports will exceed NOK 170 billion, for which we can largely thank the weak Norwegian krone”,

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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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