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The spot price of salmon in 2020 (orange) against 2019 (grey/green). Data source: Akvafakta.
The spot price of salmon in 2020 (orange) against 2019 (grey/green). Data source: Akvafakta.

The spot price of Norwegian salmon nudged up past NOK 70 per kilo last week, according to seafood statistics provider Akvafakta.

The price rose by NOK 2.21 / kg last week (week 24) and ended at NOK 70.42 / kg. This is NOK 0.78 more than the same week last year.

The average spot price so far this year is NOK 63 / kg, against NOK 62.01 at the same time one year back.

Exports

Norway exported 19,673 tonnes (round weight) of salmon in week 23. This is 7.5% less than the same week in 2019.

The country’s total salmon export volume for the year to date is 497,000 tonnes, which is 0.9% less than last year.