Strong seafood exports in January, due to high salmon prices and a weak krone
Norway exported seafood worth NOK 13.3 billion in January. This is an increase of NOK 640 million, or 5 per cent, compared to the same month in 2023.
"2024 seafood exports have got off to a good start. This is primarily due to increased salmon prices. Together with a weakened krone, this has led to the total export value setting a record high for January", says Christian Chramer, CEO of the Nor
Record exports of Norwegian seafood in 2023 due to price growth and weak krone
The export value of Norwegian seafood reached an all-time high in 2023, with seafood worth NOK 172 billion being exported from Norway. This equates to 39 million meals being served every day, all year round.
Compared to 2022, the export value increased by NOK 20.7 billion or 14 per cent.
“2023 was the best value year ever for Norwegian seafood exports. Seafood is still one of Norway's most
Inshore Norwegian cod, Skrei and haddock granted MSC-recertification
Good news just before the big cod season starts: Norwegian cod, Skrei and haddock caught within 12 nautical miles are once again MSC-certified.
Coastal fishing for cod and haddock has over the last year been in a recertification process to regain their MSC certificates. The Norwegian Fishermen's Association has had project responsibility for this certification in collaboration with the sales t
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Currency effects resulted in value growth for seafood exports in April
Norway exported NOK 12.9 billion worth of seafood in April. This is an increase of NOK 1.6 billion, or 14 per cent, compared to the same month last year.
“For Norway as a seafood nation, it is positive that the value of export products continues to increase, but the growth in April is solely due to a currency effect. Measured in euros, the export value fell by more than 5 per cent and in dollar
Norway exported NOK 41.4 billion worth of seafood in the first quarter.
Norway exported NOK 41.4 billion worth of seafood in the first quarter. This is an increase of NOK 7.4 billion, or 22 per cent, compared to the same period last year.
“Norwegian seafood exports have come through a historically strong quarter in terms of value. A significantly weaker Norwegian krone and price growth in the markets for species such as salmon, cod, trout, pollock and herring is th
Currency effects, value growth and volume decline for Norwegian seafood exports in February
Norway exported seafood worth NOK 12.8 billion in February. This is an increase of NOK 1.6 billion, or 14 per cent, from last year's same month.
“Despite war and unrest in several parts of the world, Norwegian seafood exports have enjoyed a good start to the year in value, driven by high price growth and a weak Norwegian krone. However, export volume has fallen six months in a row, and we must
Price growth led to a record start for Norwegian seafood exports in 2023
Norway exported NOK 12.7 billion worth of seafood in January. An all time record for the month. This is an increase of NOK 2.4 billion, or 23 per cent, compared to January last year.
NSC launches unique seafood sustainability campaign in UK
Can people’s perceptions about seafood and sustainable diets be changed over the course of three weeks? That is the theory behind the unique campaign being launched by the Norwegian Seafood Council in the UK this June.
A Sea Change is coming –to Letchworth
The 11th of June marks the start of the three-week long campaign, Sea Change, which aims to do just that – encourage a sea change for se
Robust growth for Norwegian seafood exports in February
Norway exported seafood worth NOK 11.3 billion in February. This is an increase of NOK 2.6 billion, or 30 per cent, compared with February last year.
“This is the highest value of Norwegian seafood exports ever registered in February. However, the war in Ukraine overshadows this. The dramatic situation affects us first and foremost strongly on the human level, but also affects the flow of seafo
The world’s highest quality cod is back in season!
Skrei, as Norway’s migratory cod is known, has reached the shores of Northern Norway after its epic 1,000km journey from the depths of the icy Barents Sea. This journey is what gives these cod the viking name skrei, which means “traveller”.
By the time it arrives in Norway, skrei is at its best, with succulent white flesh, wonderful texture, and a delicate flavour. It is eagerly awaited by chef
Record high Norwegian seafood exports in 2021
The last 12 months have been the best year ever for Norwegian seafood exports. Norway exported 3.1 million tonnes of seafood worth NOK 120.8 billion in 2021. This sets a record in both volume and value and represents the equivalent of 42 million seafood meals every single day of the year.
"2021 was another exciting export year for Norwegian seafood. We are in the very favourable position of ha
Norwegian seafood exports reach a historic milestone in November
Norway exported seafood worth NOK 12 billion in November. This is an increase of NOK 2.6 billion, or 28 per cent, compared with November last year. So far this year, seafood has been exported for NOK 108.8 billion. This milestone breaks the annual record from 2019 of NOK 107.2 billion.
“Although we still have major challenges with the corona pandemic both at home and abroad, we are experiencing
October is a new strong month for Norwegian seafood exports
Norway exported seafood worth NOK 12,1 billion in October, an increase of NOK 1,6 billion, or 15 per cent, compared with October last year. So far this year, the export value is NOK 9,5 billion ahead of last year.
"Even though the corona pandemic is not over, the export value of Norwegian seafood continues to increase. This is the highest value measured in a single month. The previous record wa
Norwegian seafood exports grow by NOK 7.9 billion
Never before has Norwegian seafood exports attained a higher value for the first nine months of the year. So far this year, seafood exports have totalled NOK 84.7 billion, which corresponds to a growth in value of 10 per cent, or NOK 7.9 billion, when measured against the same period last year.
“A gradual reopening of the markets has given a boost to the demand for Norwegian seafood. From a fal
Largest ever growth in value of Norwegian seafood exports
Norway exported seafood worth NOK 9.6 billion in August. This is an increase of NOK 2.3 billion, or 32 per cent, compared with August last year.
"Norwegian seafood exports have never attained a higher value in the month of August before. A gradual reopening of global markets has obviously had a positive effect. It is very gratifying to see that healthy, tasty and sustainable seafood from No
Explosive growth in value of Norwegian seafood exports in July
The value of Norwegian seafood exports amounted to NOK 9.5 billion in July. This is an increase of NOK 1.6 billion, or 21 per cent, compared to July 2020.
"Measured by value, this July is the best ever for Norwegian seafood exports. Salmon continues its growth trajectory from June, while we have also experienced a sharp increase in exports of snow crab and king crab," says Tom-Jørgen Gangsø, Di
Best first half-year of all time for Norwegian seafood exports
The export value of Norwegian seafood has never been higher in the first half of the year than in 2021. In the first six months of the year, Norway exported seafood worth NOK 53.7 billion. This represents a growth in value of just over 1 per cent, or NOK 646 million, when measured against the first half of last year.
"Despite a strengthened Norwegian krone and the fact that the markets are stil
Growth trend continues for Norwegian seafood exports in May
Norway exported seafood worth NOK 8.3 billion in May, an increase of NOK 484 million, or 6 per cent, compared with May 2020. This continues the seafood export growth trend from April.
"Measured in value, this year's May is the third-best May of all time for Norwegian seafood exports. Salmon exports have continued to grow from April, at the same time as we have experienced a marked increase in
Better than expected Norwegian skrei season
Many feared a challenging 2021 skrei season due to the global pandemic and record high quotas for cod. But when summarizing this year’s winter cod season it is not all doom and gloom for Norwegian exports.
The traditional Norwegian skrei season runs from January to April and the Norwegian Seafood Council concludes exports remained resilient and adaptable in a changing market landscape.