The salmon price (orange line) fell again last week after a small uptick in week 47. It was NOK 19.35 (£1.64) per kilo lower than the the same week last year. Information: Akvafakta.

Salmon spot price stays in doldrums

The spot price of Norwegian salmon fell by NOK 2.37 per kilo last week (week 48) to NOK 41.77 (£3.54), according to salmon industry statistics service Akvafakta.

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The price is NOK 19.35 below what it was in the same week last year.

So far this year, the average spot price is NOK 54.72 / kg. Last year it was NOK 55.92 at the same time.

Norway exported 30,428 tonnes (round weight) of salmon in week 47, 2.6% more than in the same week in 2019.

The country has so far exported 1.14 million tonnes of salmon in 2020, 0.1% less than in the same period last year.