The spot price for salmon in 2022 (blue) against 2021 (grey). Data source: Akvafakta.

Norway salmon spot price edges back up

The spot price of Norwegian farmed salmon nudged back above NOK 100 per kilo last week.

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According to seafood industry statistics provider Akvafakta, the spot price for salmon in week 21 increased by NOK 1.99 / kg to NOK 100.72 / kg (£8.50). That is NOK 39.23 / kg above the spot price in the same week in 2021.

The average spot price so far this year is NOK 90.28 / kg, compared to NOK 57.40 / kg at the same time last year.

Norway exported 21,362 tonnes (round weight) of salmon last week, which is 9.1% less than in the same week a year ago.

So far this year, Norway has exported 506,000 tonnes, 4.2% less than during the same period in 2021.