Reference image of salmon. Photo: Salmonexpert.
Reference image of salmon. Photo: Salmonexpert.

Chilean salmonid export earnings rise 11.6%

Salmon and trout exports from Chile in the first ten months of 2018 grew in value by 11.6% compared to the same period last year.

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As of October 2018, Chile’s salmon industry made export revenues of US$4.132 billion, compared to $3.7bn in the first 10 months of 2017, according to information from the Central Bank of Chile.

Chile, the world’s second-largest salmon grower, made $3.767bn from exporting salmon products (Atlantic and coho) during the first ten months of 2018, a 14.4% increase in revenues compared to the $3.291bn made in the corresponding period in 2017.

The country’s exports of trout amassed revenues of $365 million, a decrease of 10.9% compared to the same period of 2017, when the returns reached $410m.