Fishing & Fish Farming

Fisheries and Fish farming

Fisheries: Reduced catch and landed value

altNorwegian vessels delivered 2.1 million tonnes of fish, crustaceans and molluscs in 2012, down 7 per cent compared with 2011. The landed value amounted to NOK 14.1 billion, down 12 per cent from 2011.

Record export of Norwegian salmon

Norway has never exported more salmon than in 2011. Altogether 840,000 tons were sold on the world markets last year, and the demand is growing, NRK reports.

Export prices of fresh salmon drop

In the period from 19 December to 25 December, the export price of fresh salmon dropped by 5.6 per cent from the previous seven-day period, Statistics Norway (SSB) reports.

Strong growth predicted for the seafood industry


Within 40 years, the size of the Norwegian seafood industry is projected to grow to six times its current revenue level, researchers state in a new report that will be published this week.(Photo: Minister of Fisheries Lisbeth Berg-Hansen)

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